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John epi tes hetaireias (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Demetrios holding a spear in his right hand and a shield in his left hand. Sigla on either side: ||Ι–Μ|Τ|Ρ̣: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Διμ(ή)τρ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. A cross of dots above. Border of dots.


ΚΕ̅,Θ,
Ι̅ΕΠΗ
.Η̣ΣΕΤ
.Ι

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Ἰω(άννῃ) ἐπὴ [τ]ῆς ἑτ(αι)[ρ]ία(ς)

Obverse

Bust of St Demetrios holding a spear in his right hand and a shield in his left hand. Sigla on either side: ||Ι–Μ|Τ|Ρ̣: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Διμ(ή)τρ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. A cross of dots above. Border of dots.


ΚΕ̅,Θ,
Ι̅ΕΠΗ
.Η̣ΣΕΤ
.Ι

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Ἰω(άννῃ) ἐπὴ [τ]ῆς ἑτ(αι)[ρ]ία(ς)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2405
Diameter 21.0 x 15.0 mm
Condition Chipped and worn.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ ἐπὴ τῆς ἑταιρίας.

Lord, help John, epi tes hetaireias.