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John apo eparchon (seventh/eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

St John the Baptist standing between two trees; he holds a staff cross over his left shoulder. Details indistinct. Wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross (likely a cross below). Wreath border.

θεο
τοκεβο
ηθηιαν
νιποεπ
ρχων

Θεοτόκε βοήθη Ἰωάννι ἀπὸ ἐπάρχων

Obverse

St John the Baptist standing between two trees; he holds a staff cross over his left shoulder. Details indistinct. Wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross (likely a cross below). Wreath border.

θεο
τοκεβο
ηθηιαν
νιποεπ
ρχων

Θεοτόκε βοήθη Ἰωάννι ἀπὸ ἐπάρχων

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3460
Diameter 30.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθη Ἰωάννι ἀπὸ ἐπάρχων.

Mother of God, help John, apo eparchon.