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John mystographos (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: μ̅θ̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


θκ̅εθ,
τσ,
ι̅μυ
σ̣τογρ
φ̣

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Ἰω(άννῃ) μυστογράφῳ

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: μ̅θ̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


θκ̅εθ,
τσ,
ι̅μυ
σ̣τογρ
φ̣

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Ἰω(άννῃ) μυστογράφῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1631
Diameter 20.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ μυστογράφῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant John, mystographos.