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John Tarchaneiotes, monk (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.4967

Details

Diameter:
23 mm

Obverse

John Tarchaneiotes, monk (eleventh century)

Bust of the Virgin, likely with medallion of Christ before her. Details obscure. Inscription: : Μήτηρ Θεο. No visible border.

Reverse

John Tarchaneiotes, monk (eleventh century)

Inscription in four lines. No visible border.

ΘΚΕ
ΙΟΝΑ
ΧΟΤΤΑ
..ΑΝ.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ μοναχὸ τῷ Ταρχανιώτῃ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ μοναχὸ τῷ Ταρχανιώτῃ.

Theotokos, help John Tarchaneiotes, monk.

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