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Anastasios hypatos and serikoprates (eighth/ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform monogram of Θεοτόκε βοήθει (type VIII). In the quarters: τσ|δΛ : τῷ σῷ δούλῳ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ΑΝΑ
Σ̣ΤΑΣΙ
ΣΗΡ.
Κ̣ΟΠΡ

Ἀναστασίῳ [ὑ]π(άτῳ) (καὶ) σηρ[ι]κοπρ(άτῃ)

Obverse

Cruciform monogram of Θεοτόκε βοήθει (type VIII). In the quarters: τσ|δΛ : τῷ σῷ δούλῳ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ΑΝΑ
Σ̣ΤΑΣΙ
ΣΗΡ.
Κ̣ΟΠΡ

Ἀναστασίῳ [ὑ]π(άτῳ) (καὶ) σηρ[ι]κοπρ(άτῃ)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3030
Diameter 25.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Zacos 3076 and Laurent, Corpus II, no. 656.

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

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀναστασίῳ ὑπάτῳ καὶ σηρικοπράτῃ.

Mother of God, help your servant Anastasios, hypatos and silk merchant.