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John monk and orphanotrophos (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.4885

Previous Editions

Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 2677bis (b).

Details

Diameter:
27 mm

Obverse

John monk and orphanotrophos (eleventh century)

Standing St. Nicholas, turned left with hands upraised toward manus Dei. Inscription: Ο|Α|ΓΙ|Ο|ΣΝ|Ι|ΚΟ|ΛΑ|Ο,: Ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

John monk and orphanotrophos (eleventh century)

Inscription in six lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̅Θ,
ΤΣ
ι̅ΜΟΝΑ
ΧΟΡΦΑ
ΝΟΤΡΟ
,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ ωάννῃ μοναχ καὶ ὀρφανοτρόφ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ μοναχῷ καὶ ὀρφανοτρόφῳ.

Lord, help your servant John monk and orphanotrophos.

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