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John apo hypaton (seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Standing figure of St John Prodromos holding a long cross over his left shoulder. To the right is a cyprus tree, to the left is another tree (perhaps an olive tree). A medallion of Christ is partially preserved at the upper left. Wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Cross at the end of the fifth line. Wreath border.

Θ̣ΕΟ
Τ̣Ο̣ΚΕΒΟ
Η̣ΘΗΙΝ
Ν̣Ι̣ΠΟΥΠ
ΤΝ

Θεοτόκε βοήθη Ἰωάννι ἀπὸ ὑπάτων

Obverse

Standing figure of St John Prodromos holding a long cross over his left shoulder. To the right is a cyprus tree, to the left is another tree (perhaps an olive tree). A medallion of Christ is partially preserved at the upper left. Wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Cross at the end of the fifth line. Wreath border.

Θ̣ΕΟ
Τ̣Ο̣ΚΕΒΟ
Η̣ΘΗΙΝ
Ν̣Ι̣ΠΟΥΠ
ΤΝ

Θεοτόκε βοήθη Ἰωάννι ἀπὸ ὑπάτων

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2411
Diameter 28.0 mm
Condition Chipped and worn.
Previous Editions

Zacos 1248(B).