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Bardanes hypatos (seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription in three lines with decoration below. Border of dots.

βρ
δνυ
πτω


Βραδάν ὑπάτῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription in three lines with decoration below. Border of dots.

βρ
δνυ
πτω


Βραδάν ὑπάτῳ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.591
Diameter 20.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Βραδάνῃ ὑπάτῳ.

Theotokos, help Bradanes hypatos.

Commentary

Note the spelling of the name as Βραδάνῃ (Bradanes) instead of Βαρδάνῃ (Bardanes). However, the meaning is clear.