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John kouboukleisios (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. John Prodromos, nimbate, holding long cross over left shoulder. Inscription visible to l. and r.: |ΙΩ|ΟΠΡ|Δ|Μ: Ὁ ἅγιος Ἰωάννης ὁ Πρόδρομος. Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Linear border.

ΚΕΘ
ΤΩΣΩΔ\
ΙΩΚ
ΚΛΗΣ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ κουβουκλησίῳ

Obverse

Bust of St. John Prodromos, nimbate, holding long cross over left shoulder. Inscription visible to l. and r.: |ΙΩ|ΟΠΡ|Δ|Μ: Ὁ ἅγιος Ἰωάννης ὁ Πρόδρομος. Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Linear border.

ΚΕΘ
ΤΩΣΩΔ\
ΙΩΚ
ΚΛΗΣ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ κουβουκλησίῳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3670
Diameter 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 197, republished in Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1618.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ κουβουκλησίῳ.

Lord, help your servant John kouboukleisios.