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John hypatos and imperial asekretis (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΤΩΔ|ΛΩΣ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines, with decorations above and below. Wreath border.


ιωννη
υπτωβ
σιλικω
σηκρητισ


Ἰωάννῃ ὑπάτῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ ἀσηκρήτις

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΤΩΔ|ΛΩΣ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines, with decorations above and below. Wreath border.


ιωννη
υπτωβ
σιλικω
σηκρητισ


Ἰωάννῃ ὑπάτῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ ἀσηκρήτις

Accession number BZS.1947.2.433
Diameter 30.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ ὑπάτῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ ἀσηκρήτις.

Theotokos, help your servant John hypatos and imperial asekretis.