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Paul (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Paul, with nimbus, blessing with his right hand, holding book in his left hand. At left :  ; at right: Λ|Ο|Σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) [Παύ]λος. Remains of a circular inscription : ...̣ΟΗΘΕΙ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Bust of Saint Peter, with nimbus, holding a long cross over right shoulder. At left : |Π|Ε ; at right : ΤΡ|ΟΣ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Πέτρος. At top : ΠΑΥΛ̣ : Παύλ[ῳ]. Border of dots.

Obverse

Bust of St Paul, with nimbus, blessing with his right hand, holding book in his left hand. At left :  ; at right: Λ|Ο|Σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) [Παύ]λος. Remains of a circular inscription : ...̣ΟΗΘΕΙ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Bust of Saint Peter, with nimbus, holding a long cross over right shoulder. At left : |Π|Ε ; at right : ΤΡ|ΟΣ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Πέτρος. At top : ΠΑΥΛ̣ : Παύλ[ῳ]. Border of dots.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3528
Diameter 20.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Παύλῳ.

Lord, help Paul.