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Basil (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Design with fronds radiating from a central circle inscribed with a cross. Border of large pellets between two borders of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

Κ̅Ε̅,
ΤΣΔ̣
ΑΣΗ
ΛΗ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οήθει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Βασηλήῳ

Obverse

Design with fronds radiating from a central circle inscribed with a cross. Border of large pellets between two borders of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

Κ̅Ε̅,
ΤΣΔ̣
ΑΣΗ
ΛΗ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οήθει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Βασηλήῳ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4471
Diameter 20.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βασηλήῳ.

Lord, help your servant Basil.