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John archon (ninth/tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type X). In the quarters: τ̣σ|δλ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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


ι
ν̣νηρ
.οντι

Ἰωάννῃ ἄρ[χ]οντι

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type X). In the quarters: τ̣σ|δλ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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


ι
ν̣νηρ
.οντι

Ἰωάννῃ ἄρ[χ]οντι

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2108
Diameter 19.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ ἄρχοντι.

Mother of God, help your servant John, archon.