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N. hypatos, imperial spatharokandidatos and tourmarches (eighth century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type II or V). In the quarters: ..δ̣|λωσ . Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τῷ] δ[ού]λῳ σου

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines, top line missing. Wreath border.

.υπτω̣
βσιλικω̣
σπθρ.
κνδιδ
ωκ,τρμ̣
ρχη̣

... ὑπάτῳ, βασιλικῷ σπαθαρ[ο]κανδιδά[τ]ῳ κ(αὶ) τουρμάρχῃ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type II or V). In the quarters: ..δ̣|λωσ . Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τῷ] δ[ού]λῳ σου

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines, top line missing. Wreath border.

.υπτω̣
βσιλικω̣
σπθρ.
κνδιδ
ωκ,τρμ̣
ρχη̣

... ὑπάτῳ, βασιλικῷ σπαθαρ[ο]κανδιδά[τ]ῳ κ(αὶ) τουρμάρχῃ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1600
Diameter 29.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σου ... ὑπάτῳ, βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ καὶ τουρμάρχῃ.

Mother of God, help your servant N., hypatos, imperial spatharokandidatos and tourmarches.