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John kouboukleisios (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. John Chrysostom, bearded, dressed as a bishop, holding r. hand in blessing and book in l. hand. Inscription to l. and r.: |ΙΩ|Ο|ΣΟ|Σ: Ὁ ἅγιος Ἰωάννης ὁ Χρυσόστομος. Circular inscription between two borders of dots.

κε,θ,τωσωδουλω

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Bust of St. Michael dressed as emperor, holding scepter in r. hand and globus cruciger in l. hand. Inscription to l. and r.: Μ|ΙΧ|Α: Μιχαήλ. Circular inscription between two borders of dots.

ιωαν.κουουκλισιω

Ἰωάν κουβουκλισίῳ

Obverse

Bust of St. John Chrysostom, bearded, dressed as a bishop, holding r. hand in blessing and book in l. hand. Inscription to l. and r.: |ΙΩ|Ο|ΣΟ|Σ: Ὁ ἅγιος Ἰωάννης ὁ Χρυσόστομος. Circular inscription between two borders of dots.

κε,θ,τωσωδουλω

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Bust of St. Michael dressed as emperor, holding scepter in r. hand and globus cruciger in l. hand. Inscription to l. and r.: Μ|ΙΧ|Α: Μιχαήλ. Circular inscription between two borders of dots.

ιωαν.κουουκλισιω

Ἰωάν κουβουκλισίῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.46
Diameter 28.0 mm; field: 16.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1668bis.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάνῃ κουβουκλισίῳ.

Lord, help your servant John kouboukleisios.