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Anna nun (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Baptist holding a long cross. Inscription: |Ι̅|ΟΠ|Ρ|ΔΡ|Μ,: Ὁ ἅγιος Ἰωάννης ὁ Πρόδρομος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚ̅Ε
ΤΙΣΙΔ
ΝΝΗΜΟ
ΝΧΙ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τί σί δούλῃ Ἄννα μοναχί

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Baptist holding a long cross. Inscription: |Ι̅|ΟΠ|Ρ|ΔΡ|Μ,: Ὁ ἅγιος Ἰωάννης ὁ Πρόδρομος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚ̅Ε
ΤΙΣΙΔ
ΝΝΗΜΟ
ΝΧΙ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τί σί δούλῃ Ἄννα μοναχί

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.757
Diameter 31.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1459.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τί σί δούλῃ Ἄννα μοναχί.

Theotokos, help your servant, the nun Anna.