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Basil imperial cleric (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.173
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 19 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas. Remains of sigla: Κ|Ο|Λ,: Ὅ ἅγιος Νικολάος. Wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Wreath border.

κε̅,Θ,
ΤΣΔ,
ΑΣΙΛˋ
ΚΛΙΡ,
 

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βασιλείῳ βασιλικῷ κλιρικῷ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βασιλείῳ βασιλικῷ κλιρικῷ.

Lord, help your servant Basil, imperial cleric.