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John monk (eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.413

Details

Diameter:
23 mm
Field:
17 mm
Condition:
Almost half the seal is chipped away.

Obverse

John monk (eleventh century)

Bust of the Virgin, orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla remaining: ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεο. Border of dots between two linear borders.

Reverse

John monk (eleventh century)

Inscription in four lines with rows of pellets above and below. Border of dots between two linear borders.

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..ΕΟ
..ΕΙΙ̅
..ΤΕΛ
.ΟΝΑΧ
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Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννου εὐτελοῦς μοναχοῦ

Translation

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννου εὐτελοῦς μοναχοῦ.

Lord or Theotokos, help the humble monk John.

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