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Bardanes hypatos, imperial spatharios and protostrator (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the corners: Τ–|Λ–Σ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σοῦ

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, with a cross at the beginning of the first line. Indeterminate border.

.ΑΡ
̣ΝΗΥΠ
.Τ̣̣ΣΙΛ̣
.ΠΘΡΙ̣.
ΠΡΟΤΣΤ
Ρ̣̣ΤΡΙ̣

[Β]αρδάνῃ ὑπ[ά]τῳ βασιλ(ικῷ) [σ]παθαρίῳ (καὶ) προτωστράτωρι

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the corners: Τ–|Λ–Σ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σοῦ

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, with a cross at the beginning of the first line. Indeterminate border.

.ΑΡ
̣ΝΗΥΠ
.Τ̣̣ΣΙΛ̣
.ΠΘΡΙ̣.
ΠΡΟΤΣΤ
Ρ̣̣ΤΡΙ̣

[Β]αρδάνῃ ὑπ[ά]τῳ βασιλ(ικῷ) [σ]παθαρίῳ (καὶ) προτωστράτωρι

Accession number BZS.1955.1.711
Diameter 28.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos 1749.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σοῦ Βαρδάνῃ ὑπάτῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ προτωστράτωρι.

Mother of God, help your servant Bardanes, hypatos, imperial spatharios and protostrator.

Commentary

See PmbZ #756.