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John Da..., protospatharios and epi tou Chrysotriklinou (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Remains of sigla visible at right: ΘΥ̅: [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines beginning with a cross. Linear border.

ΘΚ̅Ε,Θ,
Ι̅ΑˊΣΠΑ
Θ̣ΑΡ,ΕΠΙΤ̣
,Γ̅ΚΛΙΝ,Τ̣.
ΔΑΓ̣.Λ̣
ΤΗ 

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Ἰω(άννῃ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρ(ίῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρ(υσο)(τρι)κλίν(ου) τ[ῷ] Δαγ.λ.τῃ

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Remains of sigla visible at right: ΘΥ̅: [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines beginning with a cross. Linear border.

ΘΚ̅Ε,Θ,
Ι̅ΑˊΣΠΑ
Θ̣ΑΡ,ΕΠΙΤ̣
,Γ̅ΚΛΙΝ,Τ̣.
ΔΑΓ̣.Λ̣
ΤΗ 

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Ἰω(άννῃ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρ(ίῳ) (καὶ) ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρ(υσο)(τρι)κλίν(ου) τ[ῷ] Δαγ.λ.τῃ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3198
Diameter 28.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου τῷ Δαγ.λ.τῃ.

Mother of God, help John Da..., protospatharios and epi tou Chrysotriklinou.