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Michael kouboukleisios and imperial cleric (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.232

Details

Diameter:
21 mm

Obverse

Michael kouboukleisios and imperial cleric (tenth/eleventh century)

Bust of St. Michael holding scepter in his r. hand and globus cruciger in his l. hand. Inscription to l. and r.: ΧΜΙ: Ὁ ἄρχάγγελος Μιχαήλ. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Michael kouboukleisios and imperial cleric (tenth/eleventh century)

Inscription in five lines. Indeterminate border.

ΚΕ,Θ,
ΤΩΣΩΔ,
.ΙΧΑΗΛ
Κ
.ΚΛΕΙΡ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μιχαὴλ κουβουκλεισίῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ κλειρικῷ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Μιχαὴλ κουβουκλησίῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ (?) κλειρικῷ.

Lord, help your servant Michael kouboukleisios and imperial cleric.

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Commentary

The restitution of the end of the fourth line is made certain through the parallel seal. 

 

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