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Agathon deacon, notarios, and kankellarios (seventh/eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Standing Virgin holding the child. Inscriptions: Θ|ΕΟ|ΤΟ|Κ|ΕΒ|Ο|Η|ΘΗ. Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθη

Reverse

Inscription in five lines with cross above. Indeterminate border.


.ΓΑΘ
.ΙΔΙΑΚΟ
.ΝΟΤΑ
ΡΙΟΚΑ
ΓΚΕΛ/

γάθωνι διακόνῳ, νοταρίῳ καὶ καγκελλαρίῳ

Obverse

Standing Virgin holding the child. Inscriptions: Θ|ΕΟ|ΤΟ|Κ|ΕΒ|Ο|Η|ΘΗ. Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθη

Reverse

Inscription in five lines with cross above. Indeterminate border.


.ΓΑΘ
.ΙΔΙΑΚΟ
.ΝΟΤΑ
ΡΙΟΚΑ
ΓΚΕΛ/

γάθωνι διακόνῳ, νοταρίῳ καὶ καγκελλαρίῳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.154
Diameter 30.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1613.

Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθη Ἀγάθωνι διακόνῳ, νοταρίῳ καὶ καγκελλαρίῳ.

Theotokos, help Agathon, deacon, notarios and kankellarios.