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John exkoubitor (sixth/seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5378
Diameter 26 mm

Obverse

An eagle, its wings uplifted. Above, a cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

ιω
ε
κουΒι
τ̣ω̣ρ̣ι̣

Ἰωάννῃ ἐξκουβίτωρι

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ ἐξκουβίτωρι.

Mother of God, help John, exkoubitor.