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John bishop (eighth/ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΤΟΣΩ|ΔΛΩ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τὸ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Cruciform monogram, reading Ἰωάννου; in the quarters: ΕΠΙΣ|ΚΟΠ. Border of dots.

Ἰωάννου ἐπισκόπου

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΤΟΣΩ|ΔΛΩ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τὸ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Cruciform monogram, reading Ἰωάννου; in the quarters: ΕΠΙΣ|ΚΟΠ. Border of dots.

Ἰωάννου ἐπισκόπου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.31
Diameter 27.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/1, 987.
Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 2002.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τὸ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννου ἐπισκόπου.

Theotokos, help your servant John bishop.