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John (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of two lines. A cross above. Wreath border.


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Ἰωannu

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of two lines. A cross above. Wreath border.


ιω


Ἰωannu

Accession number BZS.1958.106.754
Diameter 27.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos and Veglery, I/2, no. 1499.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει. Ἰωannu.

Mother of God, lend Thy aid. (Seal of) John.

Commentary

The inscription of the owner's name is an interesting combination of Greek and Roman letters.