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Theophanios kouboukleisios and imperial cleric (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Baptist, holding potent cross in r. hand. Inscription to l. and r.: Ω̄Ο|Π|ΡΟ|: Ὁ ἅγιος Ἰωάννης ὁ Πρόδρομος. Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Linear border.

ΘΕΟ
ΦΑΝΙΟΚ
ΚΛΙˊ
ΚΛΙΡΙΚ

Θεοφανίο κουβουκλισίῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ κλιρικ

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Baptist, holding potent cross in r. hand. Inscription to l. and r.: Ω̄Ο|Π|ΡΟ|: Ὁ ἅγιος Ἰωάννης ὁ Πρόδρομος. Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Linear border.

ΘΕΟ
ΦΑΝΙΟΚ
ΚΛΙˊ
ΚΛΙΡΙΚ

Θεοφανίο κουβουκλισίῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ κλιρικ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1164
Diameter 21.0 mm

Translation

Θεοφανίο κουβουκλισίῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ κλιρικῷ.

Theophanios kouboukleisios and imperial cleric.

Commentary

The inscription is in the dative, although there is no invocation on the obverse.