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John protos (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2103
Diameter 18 mm
Field diameter 12 mm

Obverse

Double cross on a ball with ornamental flowers. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in three lines. Border of dots.

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Kύριε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ τῷ πρώτῳ

Translation

Kύριε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ τῷ πρώτῳ.

Lord, help the protos John.