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Theophylaktos hypatos (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: Τωδ|λωσ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σου

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning and ending with a cross. Wreath border.

θεο
φυλκ
τωυπ
τω

Θεοφυάλκτῳ ὑπάτῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: Τωδ|λωσ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σου

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning and ending with a cross. Wreath border.

θεο
φυλκ
τωυπ
τω

Θεοφυάλκτῳ ὑπάτῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1185
Diameter 30.0 mm; field: 22.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σου Θεοφυλάκτῳ ὑπάτῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Theophylaktos, hypatos.

Commentary

Note the transposition of alpha and lamba in the second line of the reverse.