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John (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII) of Κύριε βοήθει, inscription in the quarters : ΤΣ|ΔΙ̅ : τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Ἰω(άννῃ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, beginning with a cross. Border of dots.


ΔΟΥΛ

ΟΣΤΗΣ̣ΥΠ
ΕΡΑΓΙΑΣ
ΘΕΟΤ̣ΟΚ,


δοῦλος τῆς ὑπεραγίας Θεοτόκ(ου)

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII) of Κύριε βοήθει, inscription in the quarters : ΤΣ|ΔΙ̅ : τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Ἰω(άννῃ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, beginning with a cross. Border of dots.


ΔΟΥΛ

ΟΣΤΗΣ̣ΥΠ
ΕΡΑΓΙΑΣ
ΘΕΟΤ̣ΟΚ,


δοῦλος τῆς ὑπεραγίας Θεοτόκ(ου)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1085
Diameter 27.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ. δοῦλος τῆς ὑπεραγίας Θεοτόκου.

Lord, help your servant John. Servant of the most holy Theotokos.