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Nicholas monk and kouboukleisios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of a saint, likely St Nicholas. Traces of epigraphy preserved at left:  : ὁ ἅ(γιος) ... . Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, bottom line not preserved. A decoration above. Border of dots.


νικολ,
αχ̅κ
..κ̣λ̣..

Νικολ(άῳ) (μον)αχ(ῷ) (καὶ) κου[βου]κλ[ησίῳ]

Obverse

Bust of a saint, likely St Nicholas. Traces of epigraphy preserved at left:  : ὁ ἅ(γιος) ... . Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, bottom line not preserved. A decoration above. Border of dots.


νικολ,
αχ̅κ
..κ̣λ̣..

Νικολ(άῳ) (μον)αχ(ῷ) (καὶ) κου[βου]κλ[ησίῳ]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.21
Diameter 23.0 mm
Condition Struck off center.

Translation

Νικολάῳ μοναχῷ καὶ κουβουκλησίῳ.

Nicholas monk and koubouklesios.

Commentary

The seal appears to have been struck twice, either a double strike or an overstrike.