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

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5355
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Blank too small for the die.

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

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).

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5355
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Blank too small for the die.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5355
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Blank too small for the die.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5355
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Blank too small for the die.

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