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John Synadenos, kouropalates (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God standing, holding the Child in her right arm. Sigla on either side: ΜΡ̅ΘΥ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΤΟΝΣΥ
ΝΑΔΙΝΟΝ
ΠΑΝΑΓΝΕ
,Θ,ΚΡΟΠΑ
ΛΑΤΙΝΙ̅
ΣΟΝΛ.Τ

τὸν Συναδινόν, ὦ Πάναγνε, β(οή)θ(ει) κουροπαλάτιν Ἰω(άννην) σὸν λάτ(ριν)

Obverse

The Mother of God standing, holding the Child in her right arm. Sigla on either side: ΜΡ̅ΘΥ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΤΟΝΣΥ
ΝΑΔΙΝΟΝ
ΠΑΝΑΓΝΕ
,Θ,ΚΡΟΠΑ
ΛΑΤΙΝΙ̅
ΣΟΝΛ.Τ

τὸν Συναδινόν, ὦ Πάναγνε, β(οή)θ(ει) κουροπαλάτιν Ἰω(άννην) σὸν λάτ(ριν)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1294
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

Translation

τὸν Συναδινόν, ὦ Πάναγνε, βοήθει κουροπαλάτιν Ἰωάννην σὸν λάτριν.

All-holy One, help your servant, the kouropalates John Synadenos.

Commentary

Listed and discussed in Cheynet, “L’empire byzantin et la Hongrie dans la seconde moitié du XIe siècle,” in: La société byzantine, vol. 2, 609-626.

Metrical.