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Basil cleric (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas, nimabate, blessing, holding a book in his left hand. Inscription: ΝΙ|ΚΟΛ: ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

κε̅,θ,
τσ,
ασιλη
κλιρˊκ


Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ βασιλή κλιρικῷ

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas, nimabate, blessing, holding a book in his left hand. Inscription: ΝΙ|ΚΟΛ: ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

κε̅,θ,
τσ,
ασιλη
κλιρˊκ


Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ βασιλή κλιρικῷ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4723
Diameter 20.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ βασιλήῳ κλιρικῷ.

Lord, help your servant Basil, cleric.