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Neophytos monk, kouboukleisios, and imperial cleric (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, facing, with her hands out before her. To her l. and r., sigla: ΘΥ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Circular inscription in upper circumference within border of dots.

θκεοηθ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

.νεο
φυτ,αχ
κ
κληρι
κ,

Νεοφύτῳ μοναχ κουβουκλεισίῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ κληρικ

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, facing, with her hands out before her. To her l. and r., sigla: ΘΥ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Circular inscription in upper circumference within border of dots.

θκεοηθ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

.νεο
φυτ,αχ
κ
κληρι
κ,

Νεοφύτῳ μοναχ κουβουκλεισίῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ κληρικ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.295
Diameter 19.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νεοφύτῳ μοναχῷ κουβουκλεισίῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ κληρικῷ.

Theotokos, help your servant Neophytos monk, kouboukleisios, and imperial cleric.