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John Padiotes (twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

St. John the Theologian dictating the Book of Revelations. He is standing, turning his head to the upper right. His right hand is extended towards Prochoros, who is seated and writing the text. Inscription: Ο|ΙΩ|ΟΘ|ΕΟ|Λ|Ο|Γ,. Ὁ Ἰωάννης ὁ Θεὀλογος. Border of dots.

Reverse

inscription in five lines with cross above. Border of dots.


ΤΟΝΠΑ
ΔΙΤΗΝ
ΣΟΜΝΥ
ΜΟΝΣΚΕ
ΠΟΙΣ

Τὸν Παδιώτην ὡς ὀμώνυμον σκέποις

Obverse

St. John the Theologian dictating the Book of Revelations. He is standing, turning his head to the upper right. His right hand is extended towards Prochoros, who is seated and writing the text. Inscription: Ο|ΙΩ|ΟΘ|ΕΟ|Λ|Ο|Γ,. Ὁ Ἰωάννης ὁ Θεὀλογος. Border of dots.

Reverse

inscription in five lines with cross above. Border of dots.


ΤΟΝΠΑ
ΔΙΤΗΝ
ΣΟΜΝΥ
ΜΟΝΣΚΕ
ΠΟΙΣ

Τὸν Παδιώτην ὡς ὀμώνυμον σκέποις

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1839
Diameter 21.0 mm
Previous Editions

Galavaris, Archaeology, no. 12.

Translation

Τὸν Παδιώτην ὡς ὀμώνυμον σκέποις.

May you protect Padiotes as he bears your name.

Commentary

Dodecasyllabic.