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John Karianites (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1659
Diameter 18 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans, with the medallion before her. Sigla: μρ̅θΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


θκ̅εο
ηθειι̅
τοκαρη
ανιτη

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ το Καρηανίτῃ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ το Καρηανίτῃ.

Mother of God, help John Karianites.

Commentary

Note the other seals bearing the name of John Karianites, all from the twelfth century but showing slight variations.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1659
Diameter 18 mm

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Accession number BZS.1958.106.1659
Diameter 18 mm

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Accession number BZS.1958.106.1659
Diameter 18 mm