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Theodore exaktor (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5242
Diameter 17 mm
Field diameter 12 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Inscription on either side: |ν|ι|κλ|α|ο|σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικ(ό)λαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. A decoration below. Border of dots.

κε̅,θ,
θεοδ
ρεακ
τρι
  

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Θεοδώρῳ ἐξάκτωρι

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Θεοδώρῳ ἐξάκτωρι.

Lord, help Theodore, exaktor.