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Nicholas monk and bishop (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding right hand in blessing. Traces of circular inscription. No visible border.

ΟΛ,ΤΣ

Ἅγιε Νικόλαος βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΝΙΚΟ
ΛΑΜ.
..Χ.
..ΣΚΟ.

Νικολάῳ μοναχῷ καὶ ἐπισκόπ

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding right hand in blessing. Traces of circular inscription. No visible border.

ΟΛ,ΤΣ

Ἅγιε Νικόλαος βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΝΙΚΟ
ΛΑΜ.
..Χ.
..ΣΚΟ.

Νικολάῳ μοναχῷ καὶ ἐπισκόπ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4620
Diameter 19.0 mm

Translation

Ἅγιε Νικόλαος βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικολάῳ μοναχῷ καὶ ἐπισκόπῳ.

St. Nicholas, help your servant Nicholas monk and bishop.