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Michael monk (?) (ninth/tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.70
Diameter 22 mm

Obverse

A cross on two steps. Circular inscription between two borders of dots.

ΚΕΙΥΧΡΙΣΤΕΟΗΘΕΙ.

Κύριε Ἰησοῦ Χριστὲ βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΤΩΣ/
ΔΛΜΙ
ΧΑΗΛΑΜΑ
ΡΤΛ

τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μιχαὴλ ἁμαρτωλῷ

Translation

Κύριε Ἰησοῦ Χριστὲ βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μιχαὴλ ἁμαρτωλῷ.

Lord Jesus Christ, help your servant Michael the sinner.

Commentary

This Michael calls himself a sinner, ἁμαρτόλος; this may imply that he is a monk.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.70
Diameter 22 mm

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Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.70
Diameter 22 mm

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Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.70
Diameter 22 mm

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