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John monk and orphanotrophos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas, holding book; details obscure. Inscription: Ο|Α|ΓΙ|Ο.|.|Κ.|.: Ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος.

Reverse

Inscription in six lines. Border of dots.

ιβ
κε,θ,
τσδ
λι
ορφανο
τροφ

ΙΒˊ. Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ μοναχῷ καὶ ὀρφανοτρόφῳ

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas, holding book; details obscure. Inscription: Ο|Α|ΓΙ|Ο.|.|Κ.|.: Ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος.

Reverse

Inscription in six lines. Border of dots.

ιβ
κε,θ,
τσδ
λι
ορφανο
τροφ

ΙΒˊ. Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ μοναχῷ καὶ ὀρφανοτρόφῳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2967
Diameter 26.0 mm; field: 23.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 2677bis (a).

Translation

ΙΒˊ. Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ μοναχῷ καὶ ὀρφανοτρόφῳ.

12. Lord, help your servant John monk and orphanotrophos.