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Kosmas monk (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding the Gospel. Inscription: |ΝΙ|Κ.|Λ: Ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines, last line missing. Border of dots.

κ̅ε̅Ο
ΗΘ,ΤΣ
ΔΛΟΚΟΣ
.ΑΜΟΝΑ
..

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλο Κοσμᾷ μοναχῷ

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding the Gospel. Inscription: |ΝΙ|Κ.|Λ: Ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines, last line missing. Border of dots.

κ̅ε̅Ο
ΗΘ,ΤΣ
ΔΛΟΚΟΣ
.ΑΜΟΝΑ
..

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλο Κοσμᾷ μοναχῷ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.445
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 21.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλο Κοσμᾷ μοναχῷ.

Lord, help your servant, the monk Kosmas.