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Stephen (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Half-length of St Stephen, holding a censer before him and a book in his right hand. Illegible traces of an inscription on either side. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of at least three lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κε̅,θ,
.σ
τ̣εφν

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) [τ]ῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) [Σ]τεφάν(ῳ)

Obverse

Half-length of St Stephen, holding a censer before him and a book in his right hand. Illegible traces of an inscription on either side. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of at least three lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κε̅,θ,
.σ
τ̣εφν

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) [τ]ῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) [Σ]τεφάν(ῳ)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1589
Diameter 22.0 mm
Condition Chipped along the circumference.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Στεφάνῳ.

Lord, help your servant Stephen.