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Sergios (sixth century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of four lines, beginning and ending with a cross. Wreath border.


eΣΟΣ
eo


Theotoce boethi

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, beginning and ending with a cross. Wreath border.

se
ri
o

Sergio

Obverse

Inscription of four lines, beginning and ending with a cross. Wreath border.


eΣΟΣ
eo


Theotoce boethi

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, beginning and ending with a cross. Wreath border.

se
ri
o

Sergio

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2469
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 21.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos 982.

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

Translation

Theosose boethi Sergio.

Mother of God, help Sergios.

Commentary

A Greek inscription rendered in Latin letters.

The third letter of the second line of the obverse appears to be the engraver's mistake (C for T) which we have tacitly corrected in our edition.