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Bardanes imperial strator (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

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

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

ΒΡ̣Δ̣
ΝΗΒ
ΣΤΡΤ
ΟΡ̣Ι̣

Βαρδάνῃ β(ασιλικῷ) στράτορι

Obverse

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

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

ΒΡ̣Δ̣
ΝΗΒ
ΣΤΡΤ
ΟΡ̣Ι̣

Βαρδάνῃ β(ασιλικῷ) στράτορι

Accession number BZS.1955.1.712
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm
Condition Chipped at top and bottom.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βαρδάνῃ βασιλικῷ στράτορι.

Mother of God, help your servant Bardanes, imperial strator.