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John patrikios and strategos (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

θεο
τοκεβο
η̣θιτω
ουλωσ

Θεοτόκε βοήθι τῷ δούλῳ σου

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

ιω
ηπ
τ...ιωS
.τρτη̣
γω

Ἰωάννῃ πατ[ρικ]ίῳ (καὶ) [σ]τρατηγῷ

Obverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

θεο
τοκεβο
η̣θιτω
ουλωσ

Θεοτόκε βοήθι τῷ δούλῳ σου

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

ιω
ηπ
τ...ιωS
.τρτη̣
γω

Ἰωάννῃ πατ[ρικ]ίῳ (καὶ) [σ]τρατηγῷ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.243
Condition Partially corroded on the reverse.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σου Ἰωάννῃ πατρικίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ.

Mother of God, help your servant John, patrikios and strategos.