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Gregory monk (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4857
Diameter 21 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. Gregory the Theologian, nimbate, bearded, blessing and holding a book. Inscription: |Γ|ΡΙ|Γ,Ο|ΘΕ|Λ,: Ὁ ἅγιος Γριγόριος ὁ Θεόλογος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ,Θ,
ΤΣΔ
ΓΡΙΓΟΡ,
ΜΟΝΑΧ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γριγορίῳ μοναχ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γριγορίῳ μοναχῷ.

Lord, help your servant, the monk Gregory.