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Kosmas monk (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Standing figure of St. Nicholas blessing, and holding a book. Inscription: |ΝΙ|Κ,Λ|ΑΟ|Σ: Ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̅,Θ,
ΤΣ
.ΟΣΜΣ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κοσμᾶς μοναχός

Obverse

Standing figure of St. Nicholas blessing, and holding a book. Inscription: |ΝΙ|Κ,Λ|ΑΟ|Σ: Ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̅,Θ,
ΤΣ
.ΟΣΜΣ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κοσμᾶς μοναχός

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4852
Diameter 16.0 mm; field: 14.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1973.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ. Κοσμᾶς μοναχῷ.

Lord, help your servant. The monk Kosmas.