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Silver minted image of the Savior and decoration of an unidentified item

Silver minted image of the Savior. The halo and the Gospel are in the left hand. The right hand for blessing. In the central part of the halo, at the junction with the head of the Savior, there is a hole, obviously for hanging the image. The right side of the image is damaged. Circumference length of the image is approximately 17 cm.
Decoration of an unidentified item. L – 4.5 cm, hole diameter – 9 mm, circumference length – 11 cm.
Both of artifacts were discovered in June 2019 in the Bzyb gorge by Astamur Vyacheslavovich Ayba. On 27 December 2019, A.V. Ayba transferred these objects to the Church and Archaeological Museum of HMA.