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Stephen monk (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

A bird (perhaps a duck) walking, a ribbon around its neck. No inscription. Border of large dots inside border of small dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̅
οηθι,σ
τεφα,μ
οναχ

Κύριε βοήθι Στεφάνῳ μοναχ

Obverse

A bird (perhaps a duck) walking, a ribbon around its neck. No inscription. Border of large dots inside border of small dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̅
οηθι,σ
τεφα,μ
οναχ

Κύριε βοήθι Στεφάνῳ μοναχ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.420
Diameter 20.0 mm; field: 13.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθι Στεφάνῳ μοναχῷ.

Lord, help the monk Stephen.