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John ostiarios and imperial notarios (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (indeterminate type); in the quarters: Σλ : [τῷ] σῷ [δού]λῳ. Thin wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Row of pellets below. Thin wreath border.


ι
η̣οστ
.σιλˊ
.ρ

Ἰω[άνν]ῃ ὀστ[ιαρίῳ (καὶ) β]ασιλ(ικῷ) [νοτ]αρ[ίῳ]

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (indeterminate type); in the quarters: Σλ : [τῷ] σῷ [δού]λῳ. Thin wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Row of pellets below. Thin wreath border.


ι
η̣οστ
.σιλˊ
.ρ

Ἰω[άνν]ῃ ὀστ[ιαρίῳ (καὶ) β]ασιλ(ικῷ) [νοτ]αρ[ίῳ]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1830
Diameter 34.0 mm
Condition Broken; half preserved.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ ὀστιαρίῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ νοταρίῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant John, ostiarios and imperial notarios.