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John patrikios (seventh/eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

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

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

ΤΩ
ΛΩΣΙ̣
ΩΝΝΗΠ̣
̣ΤΡΙΚΙ
̣ΜΗΝ

τῷ δούλῳ σου Ἰωαννῃ πατρικίῳ, ἀμήν

Obverse

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

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

ΤΩ
ΛΩΣΙ̣
ΩΝΝΗΠ̣
̣ΤΡΙΚΙ
̣ΜΗΝ

τῷ δούλῳ σου Ἰωαννῃ πατρικίῳ, ἀμήν

Accession number BZS.1955.1.515
Diameter 30.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos 1518.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σου Ἰωαννῃ πατρικίῳ ἀμήν.

Mother of God, help your servant John, patrikios. Amen