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Leo hypatos and chartoularios (eighth/ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). In the quarters: τ|λσ. Thin wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σοῦ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning and ending with a cross. Thin wreath border.

λ̣εο
ν̣τιυπ
τχ
ρτουλ
ρι

Λέοντι ὑπάτῳ (καὶ) χαρτουλαρίῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). In the quarters: τ|λσ. Thin wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σοῦ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning and ending with a cross. Thin wreath border.

λ̣εο
ν̣τιυπ
τχ
ρτουλ
ρι

Λέοντι ὑπάτῳ (καὶ) χαρτουλαρίῳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.110
Diameter 27.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σοῦ Λέοντι ὑπάτῳ καὶ χαρτουλαρίῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Leo hypatos and chartoularios.