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Kosmas imperial silentiarios (seventh/eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΤΩΣΩ|ΔΛΩ. Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Cruciform monogram of Κοσμᾶ; in the quarters: ΒΑΣΙΛ|ΣΙΛΕΝΤ. Indeterminate border.

Κοσμᾶ βασιλικῷ σιλεντιαρίῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΤΩΣΩ|ΔΛΩ. Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Cruciform monogram of Κοσμᾶ; in the quarters: ΒΑΣΙΛ|ΣΙΛΕΝΤ. Indeterminate border.

Κοσμᾶ βασιλικῷ σιλεντιαρίῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1257
Diameter 28.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κοσμᾶ βασιλικῷ σιλεντιαρίῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant Kosmas imperial silentiarios.