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Basil bishop (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram. In the angles of the cruciform, inscription: ΤΩΣΩ|ΔΛΩ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in three lines with crosses above and blow. Wreath border.


ΒΑΣΙΛ
ΕΙΩΕΠΙ
ΣΚΟΠΩ

Βασιλείῳ ἐπισκοπῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram. In the angles of the cruciform, inscription: ΤΩΣΩ|ΔΛΩ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in three lines with crosses above and blow. Wreath border.


ΒΑΣΙΛ
ΕΙΩΕΠΙ
ΣΚΟΠΩ

Βασιλείῳ ἐπισκοπῳ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4610
Diameter 30.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 1766.
Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1859.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βασιλείῳ ἐπισκοπῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant, the bishop Basil.