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Nicholas kandidatos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding his right hand in attitude of blessing and a book in his left. Columnar sigla to either side: |Ν̣|.Κ̣|Ο̣|Λ, : ὁ ἄ(γιος) Ν[ι]κόλ(αος). Reading tolerably certain. No border visible.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Linear border.

  
κε̅,θ,
νικολ
καν̅
 

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Νικολ(άῳ) κανδ(ι)δ(άτῳ)

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding his right hand in attitude of blessing and a book in his left. Columnar sigla to either side: |Ν̣|.Κ̣|Ο̣|Λ, : ὁ ἄ(γιος) Ν[ι]κόλ(αος). Reading tolerably certain. No border visible.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Linear border.

  
κε̅,θ,
νικολ
καν̅
 

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Νικολ(άῳ) κανδ(ι)δ(άτῳ)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2598
Diameter 20.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Νικολάῳ κανδιδάτῳ.

Lord, help Nicholas, kandidatos.