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Choumer (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V) of Θεοτόκε βοήθει. Wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, with a decorated cross above and below. Wreath border.


ΤΩ
ΔΟΥΛΩΣΟΥ
ΧΟΥΜΗΡ


τῷ δούλῳ σου Χουμήρ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V) of Θεοτόκε βοήθει. Wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, with a decorated cross above and below. Wreath border.


ΤΩ
ΔΟΥΛΩΣΟΥ
ΧΟΥΜΗΡ


τῷ δούλῳ σου Χουμήρ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.610
Diameter 30.0 mm; field: 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos 3010.

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

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σου Χουμήρ. 

Theotokos, help your servant Choumer.