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Constantine imperial strator and komes tes kortes (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: τω - σω |  - λω. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΚΝΣ
Τntino,σ
τρτορικο
μιτητηςκ
ορ..ς

Κωνσταντίνο β(ασιλικῷ) στράτορι (καὶ) κόμιτι τῆς κόρ[τη]ς

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: τω - σω |  - λω. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΚΝΣ
Τntino,σ
τρτορικο
μιτητηςκ
ορ..ς

Κωνσταντίνο β(ασιλικῷ) στράτορι (καὶ) κόμιτι τῆς κόρ[τη]ς

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.588
Diameter 27.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos–Veglery, no. 1836a

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

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνο βασιλικῷ στράτορι καὶ κόμιτι τῆς κόρτης.

Mother of God, help your servant Constantine imperial strator and komes tes kortes.