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John (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ̅ΘΥ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Traces of a decoration above. Border of dots.

  
Σ.ΕΠ,
ΠΑΝ.Γ̣ΝΕ
ΣΟΝΔ.ΛΟΝ
ΙΑ.ΝΗ
Ν̣

σ[κ]έπ(οις), πάν[α]γνε, σὸν δ[οῦ]λον Ἰωά[ν]νην

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ̅ΘΥ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Traces of a decoration above. Border of dots.

  
Σ.ΕΠ,
ΠΑΝ.Γ̣ΝΕ
ΣΟΝΔ.ΛΟΝ
ΙΑ.ΝΗ
Ν̣

σ[κ]έπ(οις), πάν[α]γνε, σὸν δ[οῦ]λον Ἰωά[ν]νην

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3721
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

Translation

σκέποις, πάναγνε, σὸν δοῦλον Ἰωάννην.

All-holy One, may you protect your servant John.

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