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Constantine hypatos and imperial spatharios (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

In the center, a cruciform monogram: ὁ Θεός. Within concentric borders of dots, a circular inscription beginning at the top.

ΥΛΤΕΤΣ̣

ὁ Θεός, [φ]ύλατε τῷ σῷ δ[ούλῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

̣ΚΝ
ΣΤΝΤΙ
ΝΥΠ
ΤΟΒ/ ΣΠ
̣ΘΑΡΙΟ

Κωνσταντίνῳ ὑπάτῳ (καὶ) β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθαρίο

Obverse

In the center, a cruciform monogram: ὁ Θεός. Within concentric borders of dots, a circular inscription beginning at the top.

ΥΛΤΕΤΣ̣

ὁ Θεός, [φ]ύλατε τῷ σῷ δ[ούλῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

̣ΚΝ
ΣΤΝΤΙ
ΝΥΠ
ΤΟΒ/ ΣΠ
̣ΘΑΡΙΟ

Κωνσταντίνῳ ὑπάτῳ (καὶ) β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθαρίο

Accession number BZS.1955.1.1322
Diameter 30.0 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

Zacos–Veglery, no. 1443

Translation

ὁ Θεός, φύλατε τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κωνσταντίνῳ ὑπάτῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίο.

God, help your servant Constantine hypatos and imperial spatharios.