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Peter (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of a haloed figure enclosed by concentric circles of dots; pellets within the borders.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, with a decoration below. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̣Θ̣
ΤΣ̣
ΠΕΤΡ̣̣

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ [δ(ούλῳ)] Πέτρῳ

Obverse

Bust of a haloed figure enclosed by concentric circles of dots; pellets within the borders.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, with a decoration below. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̣Θ̣
ΤΣ̣
ΠΕΤΡ̣̣

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ [δ(ούλῳ)] Πέτρῳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3077
Diameter 19.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Πέτρῳ.

Lord, help your servant Peter.