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John monk (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

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

Reverse

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

···
..ΕΟ
..ΕΙΙ̅
..ΤΕΛ
.ΟΝΑΧ
···

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννου εὐτελοῦς μοναχοῦ

Obverse

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

Reverse

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

···
..ΕΟ
..ΕΙΙ̅
..ΤΕΛ
.ΟΝΑΧ
···

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννου εὐτελοῦς μοναχοῦ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.413
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννου εὐτελοῦς μοναχοῦ.

Lord or Theotokos, help the humble monk John.