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Petronas imperial cleric (ninth/tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram of Κύριε βοήθει; in the quarters: ΤΣ|ΔΛ. Border of dots.

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

πετρ
.νσι
λικκλ
ηρηκ

Πετρωνᾷ βασιλικῷ κληρηκῷ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram of Κύριε βοήθει; in the quarters: ΤΣ|ΔΛ. Border of dots.

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

πετρ
.νσι
λικκλ
ηρηκ

Πετρωνᾷ βασιλικῷ κληρηκῷ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.259
Diameter 21.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Πετρωνᾷ βασιλικῷ κληρηκῷ.

Lord, help your servant Petronas, imperial cleric.