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Hyakinthos (?) koubikoularios (seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Full-length figure of the Virgin Hodegetria, facing, nimbate, holding Christ in her l. arm; Christ has a nimbus cruciform and wears himation. In r. field, cross; l. field is cut-off. In r. field below cross, a cruciform invocative monogram. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε Βοήθει

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

 - β -  - ι - κ - λ - ν - ο - ρ - υ

Ὑακίνθου (?) κουβικουλαρίου

Obverse

Full-length figure of the Virgin Hodegetria, facing, nimbate, holding Christ in her l. arm; Christ has a nimbus cruciform and wears himation. In r. field, cross; l. field is cut-off. In r. field below cross, a cruciform invocative monogram. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε Βοήθει

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

 - β -  - ι - κ - λ - ν - ο - ρ - υ

Ὑακίνθου (?) κουβικουλαρίου

Accession number BZS.1955.1.281
Diameter 27.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 1349.

Translation

Θεοτόκε Βοήθει Ὑακίνθου (?) κουβικουλαρίου.

Theotokos, help Hyakinthos (?) koubikoularios.

Commentary

Another possible but less likely name that would complete the monogram with κουβικουλαρίου is Ἄνθου (Anthes).