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John Tarchaneiotes, monk (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, likely with medallion of Christ before her. Details obscure. Inscription: : Μήτηρ Θεο. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. No visible border.

ΘΚΕ
ΙΟΝΑ
ΧΟΤΤΑ
..ΑΝ.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ μοναχὸ τῷ Ταρχανιώτῃ

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, likely with medallion of Christ before her. Details obscure. Inscription: : Μήτηρ Θεο. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. No visible border.

ΘΚΕ
ΙΟΝΑ
ΧΟΤΤΑ
..ΑΝ.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ μοναχὸ τῷ Ταρχανιώτῃ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4967
Diameter 23.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ μοναχὸ τῷ Ταρχανιώτῃ.

Theotokos, help John Tarchaneiotes, monk.