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Nicholas bishop of . . . (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with medallion. Inscription: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

.ΚΕΘ
ΣΔ
ΝΙΚ.ΛΑ
.ΠΙΣ...
.ΡΥΣ. . .

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικολάῳ ἐπισκοπ

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with medallion. Inscription: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

.ΚΕΘ
ΣΔ
ΝΙΚ.ΛΑ
.ΠΙΣ...
.ΡΥΣ. . .

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικολάῳ ἐπισκοπ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2288
Diameter 25.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικολάῳ ἐπισκοπῳ.

Lord, help your servant, the bishop Nicholas.

Commentary

The name of the see cannot be read; it seems to read .ΡΥΣ. . . , with the letter before the Ρ perhaps a Χ