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Theophanes (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). Inscription in the quarters : ΤΔ|ΛΣ . Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σοῦ

Reverse

Inscription of two lines, with a cross between tendrils above and below. Wreath border.


ΘΕΟΦ
ΑΝΕΙ


Θεοφάνει

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). Inscription in the quarters : ΤΔ|ΛΣ . Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σοῦ

Reverse

Inscription of two lines, with a cross between tendrils above and below. Wreath border.


ΘΕΟΦ
ΑΝΕΙ


Θεοφάνει

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2466
Diameter 24.0 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.