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Andrew patrikios and strategos (eighth century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1430
Diameter 28 mm
Field diameter 24 mm

Obverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross between fleurons above and below. Thin wreath border.

  
γι
τρι
σ
οθεοσ
ημν
  

ἁγία Τριάς, ὁ Θεὸς ἡμῶν

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross between fleurons above. Thin wreath border.

  
βοηθη̣
νρε.
πτρικ.
στρ̣
τηγ̣

βοήθη Ἀνδρέ[ᾳ] πατρικ[ί]ῳ (καὶ) στρ[α]τηγῷ

Translation

ἁγία Τριάς, ὁ Θεὸς ἡμῶν βοήθη Ἀνδρέᾳ πατρικίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ.

Holy Trinity, our God, help Andrew, patrikios and strategos.