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John patrikios, imperial protospatharios and logothetes of the imperial oxys dromos (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (indeterminate type); in the quarters: Τσ.|λ . Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τ[ῷ] σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Thin wreath border.

Ι̣̣.νν
τρ,σπ
λογ̣τ,ο
εο.δρ

Ἰω[ά]νν(ῃ) [π]ατρ(ικίῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπ(αθαρίῳ) [(καὶ)] λογ(οθέτῃ) τ(οῦ) ὀξέο[ς] β(ασιλικοῦ) δρ(όμου)

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (indeterminate type); in the quarters: Τσ.|λ . Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τ[ῷ] σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Thin wreath border.

Ι̣̣.νν
τρ,σπ
λογ̣τ,ο
εο.δρ

Ἰω[ά]νν(ῃ) [π]ατρ(ικίῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπ(αθαρίῳ) [(καὶ)] λογ(οθέτῃ) τ(οῦ) ὀξέο[ς] β(ασιλικοῦ) δρ(όμου)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1049
Diameter 23.0 mm
Condition Corroded.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ πατρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ λογοθέτῃ τοῦ ὀξέος βασιλικοῦ δρόμου.

Mother of God, help your servant John, patrikios, imperial protospatharios and logothete of the imperial oxys dromos.