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Loupos (?) patrikios (seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Cruciform monogram, reading Λούπῳ (?); in the angles, ΠΑΤΡ|ΙΚΙ. . Wreath border.

Λούπῳ πατρικίῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Cruciform monogram, reading Λούπῳ (?); in the angles, ΠΑΤΡ|ΙΚΙ. . Wreath border.

Λούπῳ πατρικίῳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2809
Diameter 27.0 mm; field: 23.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Λούπῳ πατρικίῳ.

Theotokos, help Loupos patrikios.

Commentary

The reverse monogram is worn--the letters are not certain, but Λούπῳ is the most likely reading. Πώλου (Polos) is also possible, although less likely.