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John monk (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.433
Diameter 26 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing and holding the Gospel. Inscription: Λ|ΑΟ|Σ: ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Linear border.

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Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ μοναχῷ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ μοναχῷ.

Lord, help your servant John the monk.