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Kalokyres vestes (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Stephen holding the martyr's cross before him. Inscription on either side: |στ|εφ|α|ν, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Στέφαν(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε̅,θ,
τσ
καλοκυ
ρ,εστι

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Καλοκύρ(ῃ) βέστι

Obverse

Bust of St Stephen holding the martyr's cross before him. Inscription on either side: |στ|εφ|α|ν, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Στέφαν(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε̅,θ,
τσ
καλοκυ
ρ,εστι

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Καλοκύρ(ῃ) βέστι

Accession number BZS.1958.106.231
Diameter 17.0 mm; field: 12.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Καλοκύρῃ βέστι.

Lord, help your servant Kalokyres, vestes.