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Ioannikios apo hypaton (sixth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.55
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 302.

Obverse

Block monogram with crosses at the top of its two bars, reading Ἰωαννίκῳ. Inscription in four parts around monogram: above: Θ, to l. and r., Ε|ΟΤ|Ο, and below, ΚΕ: Θεοτόκε. Wreath border.

 - ι - κ - ν - ω

Θεοτόκε. Ἰωαννικίῳ.

Reverse

Block monogram, reading ἀπὸ ὑπάτων. Inscription in three parts around monogram: to l. and r., ΒΟ, and below, ΗΘΗ: βοήθη. Wreath border.

 - ν - ο - π - τ - υ - ω

βοήθη. ἀπo ὑπάτων.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθη Ἰωαννικίῳ ἀπo ὑπάτων.

Theotokos, help Ioannikios, apo hypaton.

Commentary

Zacos reads the obverse monogram as Κωνσταντίνῳ, however that is unlikely because there is no σ present. Zacos mentions another specimen of this same Ioannikios with similar crosses at the top of the vertical bars of his name's monogram.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.55
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 302.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.55
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 302.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.55
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 302.

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