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Aetios kouboukleisios (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

An eagle, standing at 3/4, moving to the right, with a serpent in its beak. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΑΕ
ΟΚ.
ΚΛΗΣ.
Ω

Ἀετί κουβουκλησί

Obverse

An eagle, standing at 3/4, moving to the right, with a serpent in its beak. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΑΕ
ΟΚ.
ΚΛΗΣ.
Ω

Ἀετί κουβουκλησί

Accession number BZS.1947.2.302
Diameter 19.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 163.

Translation

Ἀετίῳ κουβουκλησίῳ.

Aetios kouboukleisios.

Commentary

Laurent suggests that the normal invocation (Θεοτόκε/Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ) ought to be inside of the border of the obverse, but that it is not present due to the damage to the seal.