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Pothos (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.409

Details

Diameter:
23 mm
Field:
19 mm

Obverse

Pothos (tenth/eleventh century)

Bust of St. John the Baptist holding a cross in his right hand. Inscription: |Ι||Ρ .. : Ὁ ἅγιος Ἰωάννης Προδρομος.

Reverse

Pothos (tenth/eleventh century)

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΗΡ,
ΘΥΣΟΝ
.ΙΕΤΙ,
.ΚΕΠΕ
ΠΟΘ..

Κῆρυξ Θεοῦ σὸν οἰκέτιν σκέπε Πόθον

Translation

Κῆρυξ Θεοῦ σὸν οἰκέτην σκέπε Πόθον

Herald of God, protect your servant Pothos.

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