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Michael (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1522
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Chipped at the top right.

Obverse

Bust of St. Michael, facing, winged, holding a scepter in his right hand and a globus cruciger in his left. Inscription in columns to both sides: Μ|Ι|ΧΑ|.|.: Μιχαήλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with decorations above and below. Border of dots.

 
ΚΕο
ηθ,τσ
δλμι
χαηλ
  

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μιχαήλ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μιχαήλ.

Lord, help your servant Michael.