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David imperial sekretis and logothetes tou dromou (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: Ω–Σ̣Ω|Δ–ΛΩ. Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Indeterminate border.

ΔΑΥΙΔ̣
Β̣ΑΣΙΛΙ̣ΚΩ̣
.ΣΗΚΡΗΤΗ
̣ΛΟΓΟΘΕΤ
ΤΟΥΔ.Ο
ΜΟΥ

Δαυὶδ βασιλικῷ [ἀ]σηκρήτῃ (καὶ) λογοθέτ(ῃ) τοῦ δ[ρ]όμου

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: Ω–Σ̣Ω|Δ–ΛΩ. Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Indeterminate border.

ΔΑΥΙΔ̣
Β̣ΑΣΙΛΙ̣ΚΩ̣
.ΣΗΚΡΗΤΗ
̣ΛΟΓΟΘΕΤ
ΤΟΥΔ.Ο
ΜΟΥ

Δαυὶδ βασιλικῷ [ἀ]σηκρήτῃ (καὶ) λογοθέτ(ῃ) τοῦ δ[ρ]όμου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2675
Diameter 31.0 mm
Condition Chipped and corroded

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Δαυὶδ βασιλικῷ ἀσηκρήτῃ καὶ λογοθέτῃ τοῦ δρόμου.

Theotokos, help your servant David imperial asekretis and logothetes tou dromou.