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John Komnenos, sebastos (twelfth century, first half)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5586
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 21 mm

Obverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κε̅ο
ηθειτ
σλ
ι̅

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰω(άννῃ)

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

σεα
σττ
κομνη
ν

σεβαστῷ τῷ Κομνηνῷ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ σεβαστῷ τῷ Κομνηνῷ.

Lord, help your servant, the sebastos John Komnenos.