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John horreiarios (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St John Prodromos holding a long cross in his right hand. Sigla on either side: |Ι̣̅|Ο–|Ο̣|: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Πρόδ(ρομος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Cross at beginning of first line. Border of dots.

Κ̅Ε
̣ΟΗΘΙ̣
.̅ΟΡΙ̣
..Ι̣.

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθι [Ἰ]ω(άννῃ) ὁρι[αρ]ίῳ

Obverse

Bust of St John Prodromos holding a long cross in his right hand. Sigla on either side: |Ι̣̅|Ο–|Ο̣|: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Πρόδ(ρομος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Cross at beginning of first line. Border of dots.

Κ̅Ε
̣ΟΗΘΙ̣
.̅ΟΡΙ̣
..Ι̣.

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθι [Ἰ]ω(άννῃ) ὁρι[αρ]ίῳ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2407
Diameter 21.0 mm
Condition Chipped with two large holes and three smaller holes in reverse.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθι Ἰωάννῃ ὁριαρίῳ.

Lord, help John, horreiarios.