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Sergios hypatos, imperial spatharios, and eparch of the City (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: .Σ|ΔΛ. No visible border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. No visible border.

ΣΕΡΓΙ.
ΥΠΒˊΣΠ.
.ΕΠΡ..
.ΟΛ...

Σεργί[ῳ] ὑπ(άτῳ), β(ασιλικῷ) σπα[θ(αρίῳ), (καὶ)] ἐπάρ[χῳ Π]όλ[εως]

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: .Σ|ΔΛ. No visible border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. No visible border.

ΣΕΡΓΙ.
ΥΠΒˊΣΠ.
.ΕΠΡ..
.ΟΛ...

Σεργί[ῳ] ὑπ(άτῳ), β(ασιλικῷ) σπα[θ(αρίῳ), (καὶ)] ἐπάρ[χῳ Π]όλ[εως]

Accession number BZS 1947.2.571
Diameter 25.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 22.8; Laurent, Corpus 2: no. 997.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Σεργίῳ ὑπάτῳ, βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ, καὶ ἐπάρχῳ Πόλεως.

Mother of God, help your servant Sergios hypatos, imperial spatharios and eparchos of the City.