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Zeper hypatos (eighth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram. In the quarters: βοη|θι. Wreath border.

ε - η - θ - ι - κ - μ - ν - ο - ρ - τ - υ - ω

Μῆτερ τοῦ Κυρίου Θεοῦ ἡμῶν βοήθι

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. In the quarters: ζηπερ|υπτΩ.Wreath border.

δ - λ - ο - σ - τ - υ - ω

τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ζῆπερ ὑπάτῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram. In the quarters: βοη|θι. Wreath border.

ε - η - θ - ι - κ - μ - ν - ο - ρ - τ - υ - ω

Μῆτερ τοῦ Κυρίου Θεοῦ ἡμῶν βοήθι

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. In the quarters: ζηπερ|υπτΩ.Wreath border.

δ - λ - ο - σ - τ - υ - ω

τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ζῆπερ ὑπάτῳ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.634
Diameter 32.0 mm; field: 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2572.

Translation

Μῆτερ τοῦ Κυρίου Θεοῦ ἡμῶν βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ζῆπερ ὑπάτῳ.

Mother of the Lord our God, help your servant, the hypatos Zeper.

Commentary

See also what appears to be the seal of this person's son, Epiphanios: BZS.1958.106.1232.