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John monk (tenth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.2734

Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1984.

Details

Diameter:
19 mm
Field:
14 mm
Condition:
Seal appears to be overstruck.

Obverse

John monk (tenth century)

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

John monk (tenth century)

Inscription in three lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ
ΟΗΘΕΙ
Ι̅

Κύριε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ μοναχ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ μοναχῷ.

Lord, help the monk John.

Audio

 

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