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John hypatos (eighth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Eagle with uplifted wings and head turned to right. In field above head of eagle, cruciform invocative monogram type V. Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription in three lines. In field above, cross in circle between tendrils. In field below, cross. Indeterminate border.

ιωαν
νηυπ
ατω

Ἰωάννῃ ὑπάτῳ

Obverse

Eagle with uplifted wings and head turned to right. In field above head of eagle, cruciform invocative monogram type V. Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription in three lines. In field above, cross in circle between tendrils. In field below, cross. Indeterminate border.

ιωαν
νηυπ
ατω

Ἰωάννῃ ὑπάτῳ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.345
Diameter 23.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 643.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ ὑπάτῳ

Theotokos, help John hypatos.