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John monk and hegoumenos (ninth/tenth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.4781

Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1953.

Details

Diameter:
23 mm
Condition:
Two halves.

Obverse

John monk and hegoumenos (ninth/tenth century)

Bust of the Virgin, nimbate, holding medallion of Christ before her. Circular inscription within linear border.

ΘΕΟΤΟΚ,......ΤΣΔΛ,

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

John monk and hegoumenos (ninth/tenth century)

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΙΑΝΝ
ΗΜΟΝΑΧΟ
ΗΓΟΥΜΕ
Ν.ΜΗΝ

Ἰωάννῃ μοναχό καὶ ἡγουμέν, μήν

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ μοναχό καὶ ἡγουμένῳ, ἀμήν.

Theotokos, help your servant John monk and hegoumenos, amen.

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