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Stephen (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5452
Diameter 20 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription: Μ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.

κε̅οη
θτσ
δουλ
στεφα
νο

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Στεφάνο

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Στεφάνο.

Lord, help your servant Stephen.