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Basil (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of a holy figure. Details indistinct; no sigla visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. A cross above. Border of dots.

  
ΚΕ̅,Θ,
ΤΣ,
ΣΙΛ

  

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Βασιλ(εί)ῳ

Obverse

Bust of a holy figure. Details indistinct; no sigla visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. A cross above. Border of dots.

  
ΚΕ̅,Θ,
ΤΣ,
ΣΙΛ

  

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Βασιλ(εί)ῳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.112
Diameter 24.0 mm; field: 16.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βασιλείῳ.

Lord, help your servant Basil.