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Thomas metretes (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding a book in his left hand and blessing with his right. Inscription in two columns: |Ν|Ι–K|Ο|ΛΑ|Ο: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ,Θ,
ΤΣ̣
ΘΜΑΜΕ
ΤΡΗΤΗ̣

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Θωμᾷ μετρητῇ

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding a book in his left hand and blessing with his right. Inscription in two columns: |Ν|Ι–K|Ο|ΛΑ|Ο: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ,Θ,
ΤΣ̣
ΘΜΑΜΕ
ΤΡΗΤΗ̣

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Θωμᾷ μετρητῇ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5367
Diameter 26.0 mm; field: 23.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θωμᾷ μετρητῇ.

Lord, help your servant Thomas metretes.