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John (?) protonotarios (?) ... (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla preserved at right: θυ̅ : [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of at least five lines. Border of dots.

θ̣κ̣ε̣
.̅ν
.ρˋ̣ν
τ̣.φυ
π̣̣λ̣

Θ(εοτό)κε [β(οή)θ(ει) Ἰ]ω(άννῃ) (πρωτο)ν[οτα]ρ(ί)ῳ ...

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla preserved at right: θυ̅ : [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of at least five lines. Border of dots.

θ̣κ̣ε̣
.̅ν
.ρˋ̣ν
τ̣.φυ
π̣̣λ̣

Θ(εοτό)κε [β(οή)θ(ει) Ἰ]ω(άννῃ) (πρωτο)ν[οτα]ρ(ί)ῳ ...

Accession number BZS.1977.34.19
Diameter 19.0 mm
Condition Flattened on the sides, with loss of lettering.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ πρωτονοταρίῳ ...

Mother of God, help John, protonotarios ...