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John priest (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Michael holding a scepter, with trefoil and globus cruciger. Inscription: Μ|ΙΧ|Α: Μιχαήλ. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with decorations below. No visible border.

.ΚΕ,Θ,
ΤΣΔ,
.̅ΠΡΕΣ
ΥΤΕΡ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ ωάννῃ πρεσβυτέρ

Obverse

Bust of St. Michael holding a scepter, with trefoil and globus cruciger. Inscription: Μ|ΙΧ|Α: Μιχαήλ. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with decorations below. No visible border.

.ΚΕ,Θ,
ΤΣΔ,
.̅ΠΡΕΣ
ΥΤΕΡ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ ωάννῃ πρεσβυτέρ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.442
Diameter 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1091.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ πρεσβυτέρῳ.

Lord, help your servant, the priest John.