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Petronas (?) chartoularios (?) (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type IX). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

Πετρωνᾷ χαρτουλαρίῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type IX). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

Πετρωνᾷ χαρτουλαρίῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1191
Diameter 29.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Πετρωνᾷ χαρτουλαρίῳ.

Mother of God, help Petronas chartoularios.

Commentary

We offer no definitive resolution of the reverse monogram, but the reading is plausible.