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N. kouboukleisios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Prokopios, nimbate, holding spear in r. hand and shield in l. Inscription to l. and r.: Ο|Α|ΓΙ|Ο,Π|Ρ|Ο|Κ|Ο|Π,: ὁ ἅγιος Προκόπιος. Seemingly traces of a circular inscription (likely beginning and ending at the saint's two shoulders) within an indeterminate border.

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Reverse

Bust of St. Eulampios (?), nimbate, holding small cross before him. Inscription to l. and r.: .|Ε|Π|ΛΑ|Μ|ΠΙ|Ο: ἅγιος Ἐπλαπίος (?). Circular inscription (likely beginning and ending at the saint's two shoulders) within a border of dots.

οδκκλισ

. . .οδ κουβουκλισίῳ

Obverse

Bust of St. Prokopios, nimbate, holding spear in r. hand and shield in l. Inscription to l. and r.: Ο|Α|ΓΙ|Ο,Π|Ρ|Ο|Κ|Ο|Π,: ὁ ἅγιος Προκόπιος. Seemingly traces of a circular inscription (likely beginning and ending at the saint's two shoulders) within an indeterminate border.

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Reverse

Bust of St. Eulampios (?), nimbate, holding small cross before him. Inscription to l. and r.: .|Ε|Π|ΛΑ|Μ|ΠΙ|Ο: ἅγιος Ἐπλαπίος (?). Circular inscription (likely beginning and ending at the saint's two shoulders) within a border of dots.

οδκκλισ

. . .οδ κουβουκλισίῳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3551
Diameter 22.0 mm

Translation

. . .οδ κουβουκλισίῳ

. . . kouboukleisios.

Commentary

As circular inscriptions of the obverse and the first half of the reverse are illegible, it is impossible to identify the seal owner's name and whether or not he possessed other offices or titles.