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John notarios and cleric of the Great Church (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of a holy figure, likely St John Chrysostom. Illegible traces of epigraphy on either side. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines (likely beginning with a cross). Border of dots.

Κε̅,θ,
.νοτα.
Sκληρι..
τη̣.ε..
.ησι.
σ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) [Ἰ]ω(άννῃ) νοτα[ρ(ίῳ)] (καὶ) κληρι[κῷ] τῆ[ς] Μ(ε)γ(άλης) Ἐ[κκλ]ησί[α]ς

Obverse

Bust of a holy figure, likely St John Chrysostom. Illegible traces of epigraphy on either side. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines (likely beginning with a cross). Border of dots.

Κε̅,θ,
.νοτα.
Sκληρι..
τη̣.ε..
.ησι.
σ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) [Ἰ]ω(άννῃ) νοτα[ρ(ίῳ)] (καὶ) κληρι[κῷ] τῆ[ς] Μ(ε)γ(άλης) Ἐ[κκλ]ησί[α]ς

Accession number BZS.1958.106.49
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 21.0 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 128.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ νοταρίῳ καὶ κληρικῷ τῆς Μεγάλης Ἐκκλησίας.

Lord, help John, notarios and cleric of the Great Church.