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Michael protokouropalates (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5712
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 14 mm

Obverse

Inscription of three lines, a cross above and a decoration below. Border of dots.

  
κεο
Ήθειμι
χαῊλ
  

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
πρτο
κροπα
λΆτη
  

πρωτοκουροπαλάτῃ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Μιχαὴλ πρωτοκουροπαλάτῃ.

Lord, help Michael, protokouropalates.

Commentary

Note the use of accent marks.