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Basil praipositos (eighth/ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΤΩ–ΣΩ|̣–ΛΩ. Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Cross at end of last line. Indeterminate border.

ΒΣΙΛ
Ε̣ΙΠΡ
Ι̣ΠΟΣΙΤ


Βασιλείῳ πραιποσίτῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΤΩ–ΣΩ|̣–ΛΩ. Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Cross at end of last line. Indeterminate border.

ΒΣΙΛ
Ε̣ΙΠΡ
Ι̣ΠΟΣΙΤ


Βασιλείῳ πραιποσίτῳ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.733
Diameter 19.0 mm
Condition Chipped at top and bottom
Previous Editions

Zacos 1778.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Βασιλείῳ πραιποσίτῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Basil, praipositos.