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Anastasios asekretis (seventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.1756

Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus II, no. 23.

Details

Diameter:
24 mm

Obverse

Anastasios asekretis (seventh century)

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Anastasios asekretis (seventh century)

Cruciform Monogram, reading Ἀναστασίῳ. In the angles, inscription: ΑΣΗΚΡ|ΗΤΗΣ: ἀσηκρήτης. Wreath border.

Αναστασίῳ ἀσηκρήτης

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Αναστασίῳ ἀσηκρήτης.

Theotokos help Anastasios asekretis.

Audio

Commentary

The reverse monogram is missing the letter(s) on its upper arm; by restoring a Τ, we can read the common name Anastasios in the dative. A much less likely resolution is the name Ioannikos in the nominative, with a restored ligature.

 

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