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Theophanes (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). In the quarters : Τ|λσ : τῷ δούλῳ σοῦ. Indeterminate border. 

Reverse

Inscription of two lines, with a cross between tendril decorations above and below. 


Θ̣ΕΟΦ
ΑΝΕΙ

Θεοφάνει

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). In the quarters : Τ|λσ : τῷ δούλῳ σοῦ. Indeterminate border. 

Reverse

Inscription of two lines, with a cross between tendril decorations above and below. 


Θ̣ΕΟΦ
ΑΝΕΙ

Θεοφάνει

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2269
Diameter 22.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σοῦ Θεοφάνει.

Theotokos, help your servant Theophanes.