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Basil, logariastes (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.789
Diameter 19 mm
Field diameter 16 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas extending a blessing with his right hand and holding the Gospel in his left: Inscription: |ΝΙ|..|Λ|ΑΟ|Σ : Ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, preceded by decoration.


ΛΟΓΑ
ΡΙΑΣΤΗΝ
ΑΙΛΙΟΝ
ΥΚΕΠˊ

Λογαριαστὴν Βασίλιον σὺ σκέπε

Translation

Λογαριαστὴν Βασίλειον σὺ σκέπε.

Give your protection to the logariastes Basil.