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John protospatharios (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Baptist. Details indistinct. No sigla visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΚΕ
ΟΗΘΙ̅
ΑΠΑΘ,
ΡΙ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) Ἰω(άννῃ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(α)ρίῳ

Obverse

Bust of St. John the Baptist. Details indistinct. No sigla visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΚΕ
ΟΗΘΙ̅
ΑΠΑΘ,
ΡΙ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) Ἰω(άννῃ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(α)ρίῳ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.904
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ.

Mother of God, help John, protospatharios.

Commentary