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Peter imperial silentiarios and archon (seventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.704

Details

Diameter:
29 mm

Obverse

Peter imperial silentiarios and archon (seventh century)

Eagle with head turned toward right and open wings, between which is a cruciform invocative monogram. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Peter imperial silentiarios and archon (seventh century)

Inscription in five lines. Indeterminate border.

ΠΕΤ
ΡΟΥΒˊΣΙΛ
ΕΝΤΙΑΡΙΩ
ΑΡΧΩΝ
ΤΗ

Πέτρου βασιλικῷ σιλεντιαρίῳ καὶ ἄρχοντη

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Πέτρου βασιλικῷ σιλεντιαρίῳ καὶ ἄρχοντη.

Theotokos, help Peter imperial silentiarios and archon.

Audio

Commentary

Note the mixed genitive and dative cases in the reverse inscription.

 

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