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Isaiah (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Michael, winged, facing, holding a scepter in his right hand, while his left hand's gesture is unclear. Inscription to both sides: Μ|ΙΧ|Α: Μιχαήλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

κε,
θ, τσ͂
δλ͂η
σαι.

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δουλῷ Ἠσαΐᾳ

Obverse

Bust of St. Michael, winged, facing, holding a scepter in his right hand, while his left hand's gesture is unclear. Inscription to both sides: Μ|ΙΧ|Α: Μιχαήλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

κε,
θ, τσ͂
δλ͂η
σαι.

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δουλῷ Ἠσαΐᾳ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1415
Diameter 21.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δουλῷ Ἠσαΐᾳ.

Lord, help your servant Isaiah.

Commentary

Note the circumflexes added to the omegas of σῷ and δουλῷ, the latter being misplaced.