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John hegoumenos (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4780
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Chipped.

Obverse

Bust of St. John Prodromos, nimbate, holding a long cross. Inscription: |ΙΩ|Ο: Ὁ ἅγιος ἸωάννηςΠρόδρομος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

κε
.οηθι
ιηγ
..ν

Κύριε βοήθι Ἰωάννῃ ἡγουμένῳ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθι Ἰωάννῃ ἡγουμένῳ.

Lord, help the hegoumenos John.