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John Katakalos (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2607
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Condition Cracked and flattened along the edges.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, holding the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ̅θυ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, decorations above and below. Border of dots.


θκεο
ηθειια
ννητκα
τακαλ


Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ τῷ Κατακαλῷ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ τῷ Κατακαλῷ.

Theotokos, help John Katakalos.

Commentary

Note the superfluous abbreviation mark in the second line of the reverse.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2607
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Condition Cracked and flattened along the edges.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2607
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Condition Cracked and flattened along the edges.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2607
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Condition Cracked and flattened along the edges.

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