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Christophoros imperial mandator (seventh/eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription in five lines. Wreath border.

θκε
βοιθισ
οσοντω
σοδου
λω

Θεοτόκε βοΐθι καὶ σόσον τῷ σό δούλῳ

Reverse

Cruciform monogram, reading Χριστοφόρῳ; in the quarters: βασι|μανδι. Wreath border.

Χριστοφόρῳ βασιλικῷ μανδάτωρι

Obverse

Inscription in five lines. Wreath border.

θκε
βοιθισ
οσοντω
σοδου
λω

Θεοτόκε βοΐθι καὶ σόσον τῷ σό δούλῳ

Reverse

Cruciform monogram, reading Χριστοφόρῳ; in the quarters: βασι|μανδι. Wreath border.

Χριστοφόρῳ βασιλικῷ μανδάτωρι

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1285
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοΐθι καὶ σόσον τῷ σό δούλῳ Χριστοφόρῳ βασιλικῷ μανδάτωρι.

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