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John Chadnos (?) (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1946
Diameter 16 mm
Field diameter 13 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription: ̅θυ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


θκ̅ε,θ,
τσδ
ι̅π̅ρ̅ι̅⸣
τοχαδ νο

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰω(άννῃ) το Χαδνο

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ το Χαδνο.

Mother of God, help your servant John Chadnos.

Commentary

The reading of the owner's family name as Chadnos is by no means certain.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1946
Diameter 16 mm
Field diameter 13 mm

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Accession number BZS.1958.106.1946
Diameter 16 mm
Field diameter 13 mm

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Accession number BZS.1958.106.1946
Diameter 16 mm
Field diameter 13 mm

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