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Philaretos chartoularios (seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2829
Diameter 29 mm

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - ε - ι - λ - ν - ο - ρ - τ - υ - χ - φ

Φιλαρέτου χαρτουλαρίου

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Φιλαρέτου χαρτουλαρίου.

Theotokos, help Philaretos chartoularios.

Commentary

The resolution of the reverse requires reading an alpha on the lower arm of the cruciform monogram.