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John monk (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.4982

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Diameter:
19 mm

Obverse

John monk (eleventh century)

Bust of St. John Prodromos holding a long cross. Inscription: ||ΟΠΡ|ΔΡ: Ὁ ἅγιος ωάννης ὁ Πρόδρομος. Linear border.

Reverse

John monk (eleventh century)

Inscription in four lines. Linear border.

.σ,
.λ,προ
.ρομεσκ
..ε

ωάννην μοναχὸν σὸν δοῦλον, Πρόδρομε, σκέπε

Translation

Ἰωάννην μοναχὸν σὸν δοῦλον, Πρόδρομε, σκέπε.

Prodromos, protect the monk your servant John.

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