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N. anthypatos patrikios (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (indeterminate type); in the extant quarters: Τ|. Linear border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ [σῷ] δού[λῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. A cross between pellets below; traces of a similar decoration above. Thin wreath border. Dots visible outside of border.


. . .Ερ
ΥΠΤ
Τ̣ΡΙΚ
 

...ερ. [ἀνθ]υπάτ(ῳ) [πα]τρικ(ίῳ)

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (indeterminate type); in the extant quarters: Τ|. Linear border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ [σῷ] δού[λῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. A cross between pellets below; traces of a similar decoration above. Thin wreath border. Dots visible outside of border.


. . .Ερ
ΥΠΤ
Τ̣ΡΙΚ
 

...ερ. [ἀνθ]υπάτ(ῳ) [πα]τρικ(ίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.938
Diameter 26.0 mm
Condition Broken; half preserved.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ ...ερ. ἀνθυπάτῳ πατρικίῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant ..., anthypatos patrikios.

Commentary

The owner's name may have been Himerios, but this requires confirmation from a better preserved parallel.