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Marinos imperial spatharios (seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2447
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 26 mm

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: μ|ρινΩ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Μαρίνῳ

Reverse

Cruciform monogram, with letters: θιπρσω. In the quarters: βσι|λικω. Wreath border.

βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Μαρίνῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ.

Mother of God, help Marinos, imperial spatharios.