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John deacon (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore, facing, nimbate, holding the spear in his right hand and a shielf in his left. Inscription visible to the right: ΩΔΩ|Ρ|Ο,: ὁ ἅγιος Θεώδωρος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

Κ̄ΕΘ
ΤΣ,
Ι̄ ΙΑ.
.Ν

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ διακόνῳ

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore, facing, nimbate, holding the spear in his right hand and a shielf in his left. Inscription visible to the right: ΩΔΩ|Ρ|Ο,: ὁ ἅγιος Θεώδωρος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

Κ̄ΕΘ
ΤΣ,
Ι̄ ΙΑ.
.Ν

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ διακόνῳ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1461
Diameter 16.0 mm; field: 10.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1038.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ διακόνῳ.

Lord, help your servant John deacon.