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John apo hypaton (seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

A nimbed saint (perhaps St. John) stands between two trees, a cypress to the left and another to the right. Above his right shoulder, in the upper left of the field, the image of Christ within a cruciform nimbus. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Linear border.

ΘΕΟ
ΤΟΚΕΒ̣Ο
Η̣θ̣ΗΙΑ̣Ν̣
Ν̣Ι̣Α̣ΠΟΥΠ
Α̣Τ̣Ν

Θεοτόκε [β]ο[ήθ]η Ἰω[άννι ἀ]πὸ ὑπ[άτ]ων

Obverse

A nimbed saint (perhaps St. John) stands between two trees, a cypress to the left and another to the right. Above his right shoulder, in the upper left of the field, the image of Christ within a cruciform nimbus. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Linear border.

ΘΕΟ
ΤΟΚΕΒ̣Ο
Η̣θ̣ΗΙΑ̣Ν̣
Ν̣Ι̣Α̣ΠΟΥΠ
Α̣Τ̣Ν

Θεοτόκε [β]ο[ήθ]η Ἰω[άννι ἀ]πὸ ὑπ[άτ]ων

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4139
Diameter 30.0 mm
Condition Partly corroded.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθη Ἰωάννι ἀπὸ ὑπάτων.

Theotokos, help John apo hypaton.