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John (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1724
Diameter 23 mm

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of three steps. An X at the lower transverse bar. Fleurons rise from the base.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


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Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθι τῷ σῷ δ[ούλ(ῳ)] Ἰω(άννῃ)

Translation

Κύριε βοήθι τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ.

Lord, help your servant John.