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John (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios, facing, wearing a chlamys, holding a spear in his right hand and a round shield in his left. Inscription in columns to both sides: |Δ|ΙΜ: ὁ ἅγιος Διμήτριος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in three lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ
οηθει
Ι̄

Κύριε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ

Obverse

Bust of St. Demetrios, facing, wearing a chlamys, holding a spear in his right hand and a round shield in his left. Inscription in columns to both sides: |Δ|ΙΜ: ὁ ἅγιος Διμήτριος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in three lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ
οηθει
Ι̄

Κύριε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1457
Diameter 17.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ.

Lord, help John.