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Soterichos hypatos (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Cruciform monogram, reading Σωτηρίχῳ; in the angles, ΥΠΑ|ΤΩ. Indeterminate border.

η - ι - ρ - σ - τ - χ - ω

Σωτηρίχῳ ὑπάτῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Cruciform monogram, reading Σωτηρίχῳ; in the angles, ΥΠΑ|ΤΩ. Indeterminate border.

η - ι - ρ - σ - τ - χ - ω

Σωτηρίχῳ ὑπάτῳ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.609
Diameter 31.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Σωτηρίχῳ ὑπάτῳ.

Theotokos, help Soterichos hypatos.

Commentary

In his unpublished catalogue of the Shaw collection, Laurent read the owner's name as Πέτρου.