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John Kostomyres, proedros (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St John Chrysostom holding the book and offering a blessing. On either side, an inscription: |Ι̅Ο̣||στ,|μ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Χρ(υσό)στ(ο)μ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κε̅,θ,
ι̅προε
ρτκ,
στομυρ,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Ἰω(άννῃ) προέδρῳ τῷ Κ(ο)στομύρ(ῃ)

Obverse

Bust of St John Chrysostom holding the book and offering a blessing. On either side, an inscription: |Ι̅Ο̣||στ,|μ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Χρ(υσό)στ(ο)μ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κε̅,θ,
ι̅προε
ρτκ,
στομυρ,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Ἰω(άννῃ) προέδρῳ τῷ Κ(ο)στομύρ(ῃ)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3108
Diameter 18.0 mm; field: 14.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ προέδρῳ τῷ Κοστομύρῃ.

Lord, help John Kostomyres, proedros.