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Theodoros hypatos and imperial... (eighth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type IX). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Cross surrounded by tendrils visible at top. Wreath border.

  
Θ̣ΕΟΔΡ
ΥΠΑ̣Τ̣
Α̣ΣΙΛΙΚ
. . .

Θεοδώρῳ ὑπάτῳ (καὶ) βασιλικῷ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type IX). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Cross surrounded by tendrils visible at top. Wreath border.

  
Θ̣ΕΟΔΡ
ΥΠΑ̣Τ̣
Α̣ΣΙΛΙΚ
. . .

Θεοδώρῳ ὑπάτῳ (καὶ) βασιλικῷ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.577
Diameter 27.0 mm
Condition Die may have been too large for blank.
Previous Editions

Zacos 1631

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Θεοδώρῳ ὑπάτῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ...

Mother of God, help Theodoros hypatos and imperial...

Commentary

Zacos proposed restoring σπαθαρίῳ in the last line (not preserved), which would require confirmation or correction from a better preserved parallel.