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David (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2626
Diameter 15 mm
Field diameter 11 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. John. Sigla preserved at left: Ο|Ι̅|Ο: ὀ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ [Πρόδρομος]. Indeterminate border. 

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Linear border. 

ΚΕ̅
.ΟΗΘˊΤ,
.̣ΔΟΥΛ
.Α̅Δ

Κ(ύρ)ιε [β]οήθ(ει) τ(ῷ) [σ]ῷ δούλ(ῳ) [Δ]α(βί)δ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Δαβίδ.

Lord, help your servant David.