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Alexander Kabasilas, nobellisimos (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Standing image of the archangel Michael holding a trefoil sceptre and the globus. Inscription on either side: Μ|ΙΧ|Α: Μιχα(ήλ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̅,Θ,
ΑΛΕΑΝ
ΡΟΝΕ
ΛΗΣΙΜ,Τ
ΚΑΑΣΙ
 Λ, 

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Ἀλεξάνδρο νωβελησίμ(ῳ) τῷ Καβάσιλ(ᾳ)

Obverse

Standing image of the archangel Michael holding a trefoil sceptre and the globus. Inscription on either side: Μ|ΙΧ|Α: Μιχα(ήλ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̅,Θ,
ΑΛΕΑΝ
ΡΟΝΕ
ΛΗΣΙΜ,Τ
ΚΑΑΣΙ
 Λ, 

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Ἀλεξάνδρο νωβελησίμ(ῳ) τῷ Καβάσιλ(ᾳ)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.705
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 16.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Ἀλεξάνδρο νωβελησίμῳ τῷ Καβάσιλᾳ.

Lord, help Alexander Kabasilas, nobellisimos.