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Stephen (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2540
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 17 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Sigla visible at right: κολ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νι]κόλ(αος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κε̅,
τσ̣
ˋστε̣
φανˊ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οήθει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Στεφάν(ῳ)

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Στεφάνῳ.

Lord, help your servant Stephen.