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Mauros (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Inscription visible at left: |ν|ι : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νι[κόλ(αος)]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

Γιε
τ̣..υ,θ,
τ̣.δ,
μαυρο

[ἅ]γιε τοῦ [Θεο]ῦ β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ [σ]ῷ δ(οῦλῳ) Μαύρο

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Inscription visible at left: |ν|ι : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νι[κόλ(αος)]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

Γιε
τ̣..υ,θ,
τ̣.δ,
μαυρο

[ἅ]γιε τοῦ [Θεο]ῦ β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ [σ]ῷ δ(οῦλῳ) Μαύρο

Accession number BZS.1958.106.886
Diameter 17.0 mm
Condition Chipped and corroded.

Translation

ἅγιε τοῦ Θεοῦ βοήθει τῷ σῷ δοῦλῳ Μαύρο.

Blessed saint of God, help your servant Mauros.