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Basil kouboukleisios (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4739
Diameter 25 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, nimbate, with details obscure. Inscription: ̅Θ : Μήτηρ Θεο. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚΕΘ,
ΤΣ,
ΑΣΙΛΙ,
.
ΣΙ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βασιλί κουβουκλεισίῳ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βασιλίῳ κουβουκλεισίῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant Basil, kouboukleisios.