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Marinus/Marianus imperial spatharios and hypatos (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Eagle with uplifted wings and head turned to right. In field above head of eagle, a Latin monogram contained within a plaque. Indeterminate border.

 - I -  -  - R

Marini/Mariani

Reverse

Greek inscription in four lines. Wreath border.

βασ
.λικ,σπ
.θυπ
ατου

βασιλικοῦ σπαθαρίου καὶ ὑπάτου

Obverse

Eagle with uplifted wings and head turned to right. In field above head of eagle, a Latin monogram contained within a plaque. Indeterminate border.

 - I -  -  - R

Marini/Mariani

Reverse

Greek inscription in four lines. Wreath border.

βασ
.λικ,σπ
.θυπ
ατου

βασιλικοῦ σπαθαρίου καὶ ὑπάτου

Accession number BZS.1947.2.602
Diameter 23.0 mm

Translation

Marini/Mariani βασιλικοῦ σπαθαρίου καὶ ὑπάτου.

(Seal of) Marinus/Marianus imperial spatharios and hypatos.

Commentary

This bilingual monogram contains a Latin monogram on the obverse and a Greek inscription on the reverse.