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Theophylaktos meizoteros (eighth/ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram. In the quarters: ...|.λ . Border of dots.

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τῷ σ]ῷ [δ]ούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

θεο
φυ̣..κ.
μηΖοτ..
αν

Θεοφυ[λά]κ[τ(ου)] μηζοτ[έρ]ου ἀμήν

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram. In the quarters: ...|.λ . Border of dots.

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τῷ σ]ῷ [δ]ούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

θεο
φυ̣..κ.
μηΖοτ..
αν

Θεοφυ[λά]κ[τ(ου)] μηζοτ[έρ]ου ἀμήν

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3315
Diameter 27.0 mm
Previous Editions

Translation

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοφυλάκτου μηζοτέρου. ἀμήν

Lord (or Theotokos), help your servant Theophylaktos, meizoteros. Amen.

Commentary

The owner's name and office are given in the genitive case instead of the dative.