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Luke monk (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4866
Diameter 13 mm
Field diameter 9 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. Luke, nimbate; other details obscure. Inscription: |Λ|Ο|ΥΚ|Α|Σ: Ὁ ἅγιος Λουκᾶς. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with decoration above. Border of dots.

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ΚΕ,Θ,
ΤΣΔ
ΛΛΚΑ
ΜΟΝΑΧ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λουκᾷ μοναχ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λουκᾷ μοναχῷ.

Lord, help your servant, the monk Luke.