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Luke (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of three lines, with a decoration below. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̅Ο
.ΘΙΛ
Κ


Κ(ύρι)ε βο[ή]θι Λουκᾷ

Reverse

Inscription of three lines beginning and ending with a cross. A decoration below. Border of dots.

Τ
.ΤΙΣ̣
ΜΕΝ

τῷ [κ]τισαμέν(ῳ)

Obverse

Inscription of three lines, with a decoration below. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̅Ο
.ΘΙΛ
Κ


Κ(ύρι)ε βο[ή]θι Λουκᾷ

Reverse

Inscription of three lines beginning and ending with a cross. A decoration below. Border of dots.

Τ
.ΤΙΣ̣
ΜΕΝ

τῷ [κ]τισαμέν(ῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5416
Diameter 19.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθι Λουκᾷ τῷ κτισαμένῳ.

Lord, help the founder Luke.

Commentary

The identification of the owner as a "founder" suggests that he had established a monastery.