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John patrikios (seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of three lines, followed by a cross. Wreath border.

̣ΘΕΟ
ΤΟΚΕΒ
ΟΗΘΗ

Θεοτόκε βοήθη

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

Ι̣ΩΑ
ΝΝΗΠΑ
ΤΡΙΚΙ
Ω

Ἰωάννῃ πατρικίῳ

Obverse

Inscription of three lines, followed by a cross. Wreath border.

̣ΘΕΟ
ΤΟΚΕΒ
ΟΗΘΗ

Θεοτόκε βοήθη

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

Ι̣ΩΑ
ΝΝΗΠΑ
ΤΡΙΚΙ
Ω

Ἰωάννῃ πατρικίῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3727
Diameter 23.0 mm
Condition Double struck (obv.)

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθη Ἰωάννῃ πατρικίῳ.

Theotokos, help John patrikios.

Commentary

The obverse has been double-struck, resulting in a duplication of the B in the right margin.