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Kalkoras (?), monk (?) (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Michael. ΙΧ|Α: Ὁ ἅγιος Μιχαήλ. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with a decoration between the second and the third line. Indeterminate border. 

ΚΕ̅ Ο
ΗΘ,ΤΟΣ,
   
ΔΚΑΛΚ⸊
ΟΡ,Α̅

Κύριε βοήθει το σ δούλῳ Καλκόρ μοναχ

Obverse

Bust of St. Michael. ΙΧ|Α: Ὁ ἅγιος Μιχαήλ. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with a decoration between the second and the third line. Indeterminate border. 

ΚΕ̅ Ο
ΗΘ,ΤΟΣ,
   
ΔΚΑΛΚ⸊
ΟΡ,Α̅

Κύριε βοήθει το σ δούλῳ Καλκόρ μοναχ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5355
Diameter 21.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει το σῷ δούλῳ Καλκόρᾳ μοναχῷ.

Lord, help your servant, the monk Kalkoras.

Commentary

The name appears to have been abbreviated and is difficult to reconstruct with certainty. It is possible too that the mark over the alpha represents an abbreviation for (μον)αχ(ῷ).