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John Kyriotes (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God standing with medallion. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Indeterminate border.

Θ..Θ
ΤΣΔ.
..Ι̅Τ.
ΚΥΡΙ
ΤΗ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ τ Κυριώτῃ

Obverse

The Mother of God standing with medallion. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Indeterminate border.

Θ..Θ
ΤΣΔ.
..Ι̅Τ.
ΚΥΡΙ
ΤΗ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ τ Κυριώτῃ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3052
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ τῷ Κυριώτῃ.

Mother of God, help your servant, John Kyriotes.

Commentary

Cf. Jordanov, Corpus II, no. 394 and Stavrakos, Die byzantinischen Bleisiegel, no. 138.