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John Falkon (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3887
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Half.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, nimbate, orans, with medallion of Christ before her. Sigla visible to r.: ΘΥ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with cross above. Indeterminate border.


ια
φαλκ
παρθ
σκεπ

Ἰωάννην Φάλκωνα παρθένε σκέποις

Translation

Ἰωάννην Φάλκωνα παρθένε σκέποις.

Virgin, may you guard John Falkon.

Commentary

Dodecasyllable.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3887
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Half.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3887
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Half.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3887
Diameter 27 mm
Condition Half.

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