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John chartoularios and dioiketes (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Panteleimon holding a cross in his right hand and book in his left. Sigla preserved at right: Λ|Ε̣|Η|: [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Παντε]λεήμ(ων). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Traces of decoration visible at bottom. Border of dots.

ΚΕ,.
ΧΡΤ̣
Λ̣Ρ,̣Ι
ΙΚΗΤ,
  

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)[θ(ει) Ἰ]ω(άννῃ) χαρτ(ου)λαρ(ίῳ καὶ) δι(ο)ικητ(ῇ)

Obverse

Bust of St. Panteleimon holding a cross in his right hand and book in his left. Sigla preserved at right: Λ|Ε̣|Η|: [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Παντε]λεήμ(ων). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Traces of decoration visible at bottom. Border of dots.

ΚΕ,.
ΧΡΤ̣
Λ̣Ρ,̣Ι
ΙΚΗΤ,
  

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)[θ(ει) Ἰ]ω(άννῃ) χαρτ(ου)λαρ(ίῳ καὶ) δι(ο)ικητ(ῇ)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2398
Diameter 22.0 mm
Condition Chipped. Both sides heavily worn.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ χαρτουλαρίῳ καὶ διοικητῇ.

Lord help John, charotularios and dioiketes.