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Merkourios hypatos (seventh/eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Wreath border.

ΜΕ
ΡΚΟΘΡΙ
ΟΥΥΠ
Τ

Μερκουρίῳ ὑπάτῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Wreath border.

ΜΕ
ΡΚΟΘΡΙ
ΟΥΥΠ
Τ

Μερκουρίῳ ὑπάτῳ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.603
Diameter 27.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Μερκουρίῳ ὑπάτῳ.

Theotokos, help Merkourios hypatos.