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Ambros imperial silentarios and dioiketes (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: Τσ|λ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross between fleurons above and below. Wreath border.


μβρ
βσιλεντ
ιριδ
.ο̣ι̣κιτη


Ἀμβρῷ β(ασιλικῷ) σιλεντιαρίῳ (καὶ) δ[ι]οικίτῃ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: Τσ|λ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross between fleurons above and below. Wreath border.


μβρ
βσιλεντ
ιριδ
.ο̣ι̣κιτη


Ἀμβρῷ β(ασιλικῷ) σιλεντιαρίῳ (καὶ) δ[ι]οικίτῃ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.670
Diameter 34.0 mm
Condition Chipped and corroded.
Previous Editions

Zacos, no. 1698.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἀμβρῷ βασιλικῷ σιλεντιαρίῳ καὶ διοικίτῃ.

Mother of God, help your servant Ambros, imperial silentiarios and dioiketes.