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John (seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Eagle with uplifted wings, head seemingly turned to l. In field above head of eagle, invocative monogram type I. Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with cross at end of fourth line. In field above, cross. Wreath border.


τδου
λσου
ιαν
νη

τῷ δούλῳ σου Ἰωάννῃ

Obverse

Eagle with uplifted wings, head seemingly turned to l. In field above head of eagle, invocative monogram type I. Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with cross at end of fourth line. In field above, cross. Wreath border.


τδου
λσου
ιαν
νη

τῷ δούλῳ σου Ἰωάννῃ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.344
Diameter 23.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 639a.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σου Ἰωάννῃ.

Theotokos, help your servant John.