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Eirenaios hypatos (seventh/eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (indeterminate type). In the quarters: σ̣̣|δ̣̣.. . Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

ειρ
ηνι
οσυπ
του

Εἰρηναῖος ὑπάτου

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (indeterminate type). In the quarters: σ̣̣|δ̣̣.. . Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Wreath border.

ειρ
ηνι
οσυπ
του

Εἰρηναῖος ὑπάτου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1878
Diameter 29.0 mm; field: 23.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ. Εἰρηναῖος ὑπάτου.

Mother of God, help your servant. (Seal of) Eirenaios, hypatos.

Commentary

Note the discrepancy in case endings in this inscription.