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John (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, facing, with both hands holding the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla to both sides: ΜΡ̄ΘῩ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

inscription in four lines with decoration below. Border of dots.

Κ.ο
ηθ..τ
σλο
Ιαη
  

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, facing, with both hands holding the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla to both sides: ΜΡ̄ΘῩ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

inscription in four lines with decoration below. Border of dots.

Κ.ο
ηθ..τ
σλο
Ιαη
  

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1455
Diameter 19.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ.

Lord, help your servant John.