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John Trachaniotes, sebastos (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

St Demetrios standing, holding a spear, his left hand resting on a shield set against the ground. Sigla on either side: |δ|ημ|η|τρη|ο, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Δημήτρηο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κε̅θ
ι̅σε
....ρ
χανιο
τη

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Ἰω(άννῃ) σεβαστ[ῷ τῷ Τ]ραχανιότῃ

Obverse

St Demetrios standing, holding a spear, his left hand resting on a shield set against the ground. Sigla on either side: |δ|ημ|η|τρη|ο, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Δημήτρηο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κε̅θ
ι̅σε
....ρ
χανιο
τη

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Ἰω(άννῃ) σεβαστ[ῷ τῷ Τ]ραχανιότῃ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1609
Diameter 24.0 mm; field: 21.0 mm
Condition Two punctures, with loss of lettering.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ σεβαστῷ τῷ Τραχανιότῃ.

Lord, help John Trachaneiotes, sebastos.