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Epiphanios hypatos, imperial spatharios, and droungarios (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). In the quarters: τω|λωσ . Linear border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σου

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. In the quarters: βασσπα|ργ/. Wreath border.

α - ε - ι - ν - π - τ - υ - φ - ω

Ἐπιφανίῳ ὑπάτῳ βασ(ιλικῷ) σπα(θαρίῳ) καὶ δρουγ(γαρίῳ)

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). In the quarters: τω|λωσ . Linear border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σου

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. In the quarters: βασσπα|ργ/. Wreath border.

α - ε - ι - ν - π - τ - υ - φ - ω

Ἐπιφανίῳ ὑπάτῳ βασ(ιλικῷ) σπα(θαρίῳ) καὶ δρουγ(γαρίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.639
Diameter 29.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 1873.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σου Ἐπιφανίῳ ὑπάτῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ δρουγγαρίῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant Epiphanios hypatos, imperial spatharios, and droungarios.

Commentary

An alternative reading of the reverse monogram is Φωτείνῳ ὑπάτῳ.

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