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John monk and orphanotrophos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas. Inscription partially preserved: κ,λ|αο|σ: ἅγιος Νικολάος. Border of dots.


Reverse

Inscription in six lines with decoration above. Border of dots.

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τσδ.
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χ,ορφα
νοτρο
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Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ μοναχ καὶ ὀρφανοτρόφ

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas. Inscription partially preserved: κ,λ|αο|σ: ἅγιος Νικολάος. Border of dots.


Reverse

Inscription in six lines with decoration above. Border of dots.

  
ΚΕ̅
,.
τσδ.
ι̅μονα
χ,ορφα
νοτρο
φ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ μοναχ καὶ ὀρφανοτρόφ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5637
Diameter 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2677bis (a).

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ μοναχῷ καὶ ὀρφανοτρόφῳ.

Lord, help your servant John, monk and orphanotrophos.