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Bardanes hypatos, imperial spatharios, and protostrator (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram of Θεοτόκε βοήθει (type V). In the quarters: ΤΔ|ΛΣ : τῷ δούλῳ σοῦ. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Indeterminate border.

β.. 
δνη̣υπ̣
τβσι.
σπθρι..
προτστ̣
ρτ̣ρ̣

Β[αρ]δάνῃ ὑπάτῳ βασι[λ(ικῷ)] σπαθαρί[ῳ (καὶ)] προτωστράτωρ(ι)

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram of Θεοτόκε βοήθει (type V). In the quarters: ΤΔ|ΛΣ : τῷ δούλῳ σοῦ. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Indeterminate border.

β.. 
δνη̣υπ̣
τβσι.
σπθρι..
προτστ̣
ρτ̣ρ̣

Β[αρ]δάνῃ ὑπάτῳ βασι[λ(ικῷ)] σπαθαρί[ῳ (καὶ)] προτωστράτωρ(ι)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4070
Diameter 25.0 mm
Condition Chip at top of channel.
Previous Editions

Cf. Zacos 1749.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ σοῦ Βαρδάνῃ ὑπάτῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ προτωστράτωρι.

Mother of God, help your servant Bardanes, hypatos, imperial spatharios, and protostrator.