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Stephen Karykes (?) (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3223
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Broken in half and only one half preserved.

Obverse

St. Stephen standing, holding a censer and a book (?). Sigla faintly visible: Π.|Μ|.: Πρωτομάρτυς. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Indeterminate border.

ΤΟΝΚ
.ΗΝΕ
ΝΟΝΠΡ
.ΑΘΛΣ
ΠΟΙ

Τὸν Καρύκην Στέφανον πρώταθλε σκέποις

Translation

Τὸν Καρύκην Στέφανον πρώταθλε σκέποις.

First of the martyrs, may you protect Stephen Karykes.

Commentary

Dodecasyllabic. The reading of the inscription is provisional and cannot be established with certainty until a better preserved parallel becomes known. 

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3223
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Broken in half and only one half preserved.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3223
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Broken in half and only one half preserved.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3223
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Broken in half and only one half preserved.

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