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Plato apo hypaton (?) (seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type II). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

Πλάτωνος ἀπὸ ὑπάτων

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type II). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

Πλάτωνος ἀπὸ ὑπάτων

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1143
Diameter 29.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει. Πλάτωνος ἀπὸ ὑπάτων.

Mother of God, give Thy aid. (Seal of) Plato, apo hypaton.

Commentary

The reading of the name Plato in the reverse monogram is secure, but the letters also allow for the reading apo hypaton.