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Gregory patrikios and eparch (seventh/eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII); in the quarters: σ̣̣|δλ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τῷ] σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines (bottom line not preserved), beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

γ̣.
η̣γορι̣
πατρικ
.Sεπαρ
..

Γ[ρ]ηγορίῳ πατρικ[ί(ῳ)] (καὶ) ἐπάρ[χῳ]

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII); in the quarters: σ̣̣|δλ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τῷ] σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines (bottom line not preserved), beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

γ̣.
η̣γορι̣
πατρικ
.Sεπαρ
..

Γ[ρ]ηγορίῳ πατρικ[ί(ῳ)] (καὶ) ἐπάρ[χῳ]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1046
Diameter 24.0 mm
Condition Blank too small for die. Corroded.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γρηγορίῳ πατρικίῳ καὶ ἐπάρχῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Gregory, patrikios and eparch.