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John koubikoularios of the empress (seventh/eighth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5708
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 21 mm

Obverse

Block monogram, reading Ἰωάννου. Circular inscription. All within wreath border.

κου.ικουλαριου

Ἰωάννου κουβικουλαρίου

Reverse

The Virgin, standing, holding the child. Inscription in columns on either side: Τ|ΗΣ|ΘΕΟ|ΣΤΕ|ΠΤΟΥ|Δ|ΕΣ|ΠΟΙ|ΝΙ|Σ. Wreath border.

τῆς Θεοστέπτου δεσποίνις

Translation

Ἰωάννου κουβικουλαρίου τῆς θεοστέπτου δεσποίνις.

(Seal of) John koubikoularios of the empress crowned by God.