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Bust of the Virgin orans. Remains of inscription: ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.
Inscription in four lines with with decoration above. Border of dots.
Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ(?) μοναχῷ
Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ (?) μοναχῷ.
Theotokos, help the monk John.
The reverse is only lightly imprinted because it is overstruck and hence quite difficult to read; the right side of the inscription is almost entirely effaced. The name "John" is restored here tentatively, as a two-letter name (ΙΩ) which could fill the small gap in which a name must be present.
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