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Michael (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas, facing, nimbate, blessing with his right hand, holding a book with his left. Inscription to both sides: |ΝΙ|Κ,Λ|ΑΟ|Σ: ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with decoration above. Border of dots.

ΑΓΙΕ
ΟΗΘ,Τ
ΣΛ
ΜΙΧΑΗΛ
 

Ἅγιε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μιχαήλ

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas, facing, nimbate, blessing with his right hand, holding a book with his left. Inscription to both sides: |ΝΙ|Κ,Λ|ΑΟ|Σ: ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with decoration above. Border of dots.

ΑΓΙΕ
ΟΗΘ,Τ
ΣΛ
ΜΙΧΑΗΛ
 

Ἅγιε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μιχαήλ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1511
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 13.0 mm

Translation

Ἅγιε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μιχαήλ.

Saint (Nicholas), help your servant Michael.