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Anonymous (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3472
Diameter 18 mm
Field diameter 12 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas, a book visible in his left hand. Inscription in two columns: |ΝΙ|Ο-Λ|Α|ΟΣ : Ὁ ἄγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.


Reverse

Inscription of six lines.

  
ΓΡΑΦΗ·
ΜΑΘΗΣΗ
ΤΗΝΕΠΙ
ΓΡΑΗΝ
ΛΕΠΝ

Γραφὴν μαθήσῃ τὴν ἐπιγραφὴν βλέπων

Translation

Γραφὴν μαθήσῃ τὴν ἐπιγραφὴν βλέπων.

Learn (who wrote) the letter by looking at the signature.