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Kyprianos hypatos (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. A tendril is visible at the bottom, which will have been one of two flanking a cross. Wreath border.

Κ̣.Π̣ΡΙ
ΝΥΠ
̣Τ

Κ[υ]πριάνῳ ὑπάτῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. A tendril is visible at the bottom, which will have been one of two flanking a cross. Wreath border.

Κ̣.Π̣ΡΙ
ΝΥΠ
̣Τ

Κ[υ]πριάνῳ ὑπάτῳ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.519
Diameter 30.0 mm
Condition Chipping along circumference, effacing of both faces.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Κυπριάνῳ ὑπάτῳ.

Mother of God, help Kyprianos hypatos.