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John Maleanos, protoproedros (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas offering a blessing and holding the book. Sigla visible at right: κ,|λα|οσ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νι]κ(ό)λαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε̅,θ,
ι̅προτ
προερ
̣τομ̣αλ
ηα̣ν̣ο

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Ἰω(άννῃ) προτωπροέδρῳ το Μαληάνο

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas offering a blessing and holding the book. Sigla visible at right: κ,|λα|οσ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νι]κ(ό)λαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε̅,θ,
ι̅προτ
προερ
̣τομ̣αλ
ηα̣ν̣ο

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Ἰω(άννῃ) προτωπροέδρῳ το Μαληάνο

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2020
Diameter 19.0 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ προτωπροέδρῳ το Μαληάνο.

Lord, help John Maleanos, protoproedros.

Commentary

The reading of the owner's name is not certain.