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Basil monk (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans. Inscription: μ̅θ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

θκ̅εΘ
ασιλι
οα 

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Βασιλίο μοναχ

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans. Inscription: μ̅θ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

θκ̅εΘ
ασιλι
οα 

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Βασιλίο μοναχ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1211
Diameter 15.0 mm; field: 10.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Βασιλίο μοναχῷ.

Theotokos, help the monk Basil.