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Kosmas monk (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

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

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ,Θ,
ΤΣ
ΚΟΣΜΑΣ
Α

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κοσμᾶς μοναχ

Obverse

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

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ,Θ,
ΤΣ
ΚΟΣΜΑΣ
Α

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κοσμᾶς μοναχ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4853
Diameter 17.0 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. Kosmas, the monk.