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Stephen imperial cleric and kouboukleisios (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Potent cross on three steps with pellets protruding from each end. Circular inscription inside border consisting of dots between two linear borders.

ΚΕΟΗΘΗΤΩΣΩΔΟΥΛ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Inscription in five lines with decoration above. Circular inscription inside border consisting of dots between two linear borders.

ΣΤΕ
ΑΝΩˊ
ΚΛΙΡΙΚΩ
ΚΟΥΟΥ
ΚΛΙΣΙ

Στεφάνῳ βασιλικῷ κλιρικῷ κουβουκλισί

Obverse

Potent cross on three steps with pellets protruding from each end. Circular inscription inside border consisting of dots between two linear borders.

ΚΕΟΗΘΗΤΩΣΩΔΟΥΛ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Inscription in five lines with decoration above. Circular inscription inside border consisting of dots between two linear borders.

ΣΤΕ
ΑΝΩˊ
ΚΛΙΡΙΚΩ
ΚΟΥΟΥ
ΚΛΙΣΙ

Στεφάνῳ βασιλικῷ κλιρικῷ κουβουκλισί

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.186
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 149. 

Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.