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Iannoulos apo eparchon (seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, with a cross at the beginning of the first line. Wreath border.

ΙΝ
ΝΛ̣̣
ΠΟΕ̣Π.
Χ̣ΩΝ

Ἰαννούλου ἀπο ἐπά[ρ]χων

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, with a cross at the beginning of the first line. Wreath border.

ΙΝ
ΝΛ̣̣
ΠΟΕ̣Π.
Χ̣ΩΝ

Ἰαννούλου ἀπο ἐπά[ρ]χων

Accession number BZS.1955.1.508
Diameter 28.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm
Condition Moderate effacing of obverse side.
Previous Editions

Zacos 1492

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει. Ἰαννούλου ἀπο ἐπάρχων.

Mother of God, give Thy aid. (Seal of) Iannoulos, apo eparchon.

Commentary

The name "Iannoulos" is not attested in other seals in the Dumbarton Oaks collection. The name appears to be a diminuitive of John. See PmbZ #2645.