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Nicholas (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Saint Nicholas. Inscription : Ν̣|Ι̣|ΚΟ̣ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Νικό[λαος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, beginning with a cross. A cross of dots below.

κε̅,
Τ̣Σ
Δ̣Λ,ΝΙ
Κ̣ΟΛΑ̣

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οήθει) τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ) Νικολάῳ

Obverse

Bust of Saint Nicholas. Inscription : Ν̣|Ι̣|ΚΟ̣ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος)] Νικό[λαος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, beginning with a cross. A cross of dots below.

κε̅,
Τ̣Σ
Δ̣Λ,ΝΙ
Κ̣ΟΛΑ̣

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οήθει) τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ) Νικολάῳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2715
Diameter 18.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικολάῳ.

Lord, help your servant Nicholas.