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Elias (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Saint Theodore. Inscription : Ο|Α|ΓΙ|ΟΘ|Ε|Ο̣|Δ̣ : ὁ ἅγιο(ς) Θεόδωρ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, beginning with a cross. Border of dots. 

κε̅,
Θ,ΤΣ
ΔΟυλ
ΗΛΙΑ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἠλίᾳ

Obverse

Bust of Saint Theodore. Inscription : Ο|Α|ΓΙ|ΟΘ|Ε|Ο̣|Δ̣ : ὁ ἅγιο(ς) Θεόδωρ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, beginning with a cross. Border of dots. 

κε̅,
Θ,ΤΣ
ΔΟυλ
ΗΛΙΑ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἠλίᾳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2418
Diameter 27.0 mm; field: 16.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἠλίᾳ.

Lord, help your servant Elias.