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John hypatos and imperial asekretis (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΤΩ–̣|ΛΩ–Σ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σοῦ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, preceded and followed by cross decoration. Wreath border.


..ΝΝΗ
Υ̣ΠΤΩΒ
̣ΣΙΛΙΚΩ
Σ̣ΗΚΡΗΤΙΣ


[Ἰω]άννῃ ὑπάτῳ (καὶ) βασιλικῷ ἀσηκρήτις

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΤΩ–̣|ΛΩ–Σ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σοῦ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, preceded and followed by cross decoration. Wreath border.


..ΝΝΗ
Υ̣ΠΤΩΒ
̣ΣΙΛΙΚΩ
Σ̣ΗΚΡΗΤΙΣ


[Ἰω]άννῃ ὑπάτῳ (καὶ) βασιλικῷ ἀσηκρήτις

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2506
Diameter 33.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σοῦ Ἰωάννῃ ὑπάτῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ ἀσηκρήτις.

Theotokos, help your servant John hypatos and imperial asekretis.