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

Accession number BZS.1947.2.295
Diameter 19 mm
Condition Struck slightly off-center.

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

Translation

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

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