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John protonotarios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla at right: μ|θ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

θκε,θ,
ι̅νο
τρι,

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Ἰω(άννῃ) (πρωτο)νοταρί(ῳ)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla at right: μ|θ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

θκε,θ,
ι̅νο
τρι,

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Ἰω(άννῃ) (πρωτο)νοταρί(ῳ)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1838
Diameter 16.0 mm; field: 10.0 mm
Previous Editions

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ πρωτονοταρίῳ.

Mother of God, help John, protonotarios.

Commentary