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John apo eparchon (seventh/eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type I). A cross in each of the lower quarters. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

Ι̣Ω
.ΝΗΠΟ
Ε̣ΠΑΡΧ

Ἰωά[ν]νῃ ἀπο ἐπάρχ[ω]ν

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type I). A cross in each of the lower quarters. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

Ι̣Ω
.ΝΗΠΟ
Ε̣ΠΑΡΧ

Ἰωά[ν]νῃ ἀπο ἐπάρχ[ω]ν

Accession number BZS.1955.1.510
Diameter 26.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ ἀπο ἐπάρχων.

Mother of God, help John, apo eparchon.