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John asekretis (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Half-length figure of John the Baptist, his right hand raised. Sigla on either side: |ι̅|ρ|μ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Πρ(ό)δρ(ο)μ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. A decoration above. Border of dots.


αγι
ει̅οη
θειι̅α
σηκρι
τ,

ἅγιε Ἰω(άννη) βοήθει Ἰω(άννῃ) ἀσηκριτ(ις)

Obverse

Half-length figure of John the Baptist, his right hand raised. Sigla on either side: |ι̅|ρ|μ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Πρ(ό)δρ(ο)μ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. A decoration above. Border of dots.


αγι
ει̅οη
θειι̅α
σηκρι
τ,

ἅγιε Ἰω(άννη) βοήθει Ἰω(άννῃ) ἀσηκριτ(ις)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2395
Diameter 19.0 mm; field: 12.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus II, no. 85 (listed in PBW: Ioannes 20270).

Translation

ἅγιε Ἰωάννη βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ ἀσηκριτις.

St John, help John, asekretis.