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Nicholas monk and priest (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4896
Diameter 20 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. No border visible.

Reverse

Inscription in six lines. Border of dots.

.ΚΕΘ,
ΤΣΔ,
ΝΙΚΟΛΑ
ΜΟΝΑΧ,
ΠΡΥΤΕ
Ρ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικολάῳ μοναχ καὶ πρεσβυτέρ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικολάῳ μοναχῷ καὶ πρεσβυτέρῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant Nicholas, monk and priest.