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John (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans with medallion. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, with a decoration above. Border of dots.


ΣΟΙ
ΟΜΕ̅ΡΣ̣Ο̣Ν
ΙΑΗΝ
ΛΟΓ̣

σώζοι(ς) ο Μ(ῆτ)ερ σὸν Ἰωάννην Λόγου

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans with medallion. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, with a decoration above. Border of dots.


ΣΟΙ
ΟΜΕ̅ΡΣ̣Ο̣Ν
ΙΑΗΝ
ΛΟΓ̣

σώζοι(ς) ο Μ(ῆτ)ερ σὸν Ἰωάννην Λόγου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3404
Diameter 15.0 mm

Translation

σώζοις, ὦ μῆτερ, σὸν Ἰωάννην Λόγου.

Mother of the Word, preserve your (servant) John.

Commentary

Inscription of twelve syllables.