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Kosmas hypatos and imperial vestitor (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform monogram, reading Κοσμᾷ. Circular inscription between two wreath borders.

ΘΕΟΤΟΚΕΒΟΗΘ..ΤΩΔΛΩΣ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κοσμᾷ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Wreath border.

ΥΠΑΤΩ
ΒΑΣΙΛΙ
ΚΩΒΕΣ
ΤΗΤΟΡ

ὑπάτῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ βεστήτορι

Obverse

Cruciform monogram, reading Κοσμᾷ. Circular inscription between two wreath borders.

ΘΕΟΤΟΚΕΒΟΗΘ..ΤΩΔΛΩΣ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κοσμᾷ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Wreath border.

ΥΠΑΤΩ
ΒΑΣΙΛΙ
ΚΩΒΕΣ
ΤΗΤΟΡ

ὑπάτῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ βεστήτορι

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.615
Diameter 28.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 405.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Κοσμᾷ ὑπάτῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ βεστήτορι.

Theotokos, help your servant Kosmas hypatos and imperial vestitor.