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John monk (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2734
Diameter 19 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Condition Seal appears to be overstruck.
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1984.

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Baptist with long beard, holding a long cross. Inscription: Ι̅Ο||,: ὁ ἅγιος Ἰωάννης ὁ Πρόδρομος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in three lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ
ΟΗΘΕΙ
Ι̅

Κύριε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ μοναχ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ μοναχῷ.

Lord, help the monk John.