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John hypatos (seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). Wreath border.

Θεοτό[κ]ε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of four lines with a cross at the end of the fourth line. Wreath border.

ΙΑ̣
ΝΝΗ
ΥΠΑ̣Τ
. 

Ἰωάννῃ ὑπάτ[ῳ]

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). Wreath border.

Θεοτό[κ]ε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of four lines with a cross at the end of the fourth line. Wreath border.

ΙΑ̣
ΝΝΗ
ΥΠΑ̣Τ
. 

Ἰωάννῃ ὑπάτ[ῳ]

Accession number BZS.1955.1.513
Diameter 31.0 mm
Condition Significant wear on upper and left parts of obverse monogram; large chip out of lower portion of the reverse.

Translation

Θεοτό[κ]ε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ ὑπάτῳ.

Mother of God, help John hypatos.