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Theodore hypatos and imperial asekretis (eighth/ninth century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.437
Diameter 26 mm
Field diameter 21 mm

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ...|ΔΛ. Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τσῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΘΕΟΔ
ΡΥΠ
ΒΑΣΙΚ
Ρ.ΤΙΣ

Θεοδώρῳ ὑπάτῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ ἀσικρήτις

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοδώρῳ ὑπάτῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ ἀσικρήτις.

Theotokos, help your servant Theodore hypatos and imperial asekretis.

Commentary

Laurent, in his unpublished catalogue of the Shaw collection, points out that this may be the Theodore present at the council of 869 (Mansi, XVI, 341 E).

Accession number BZS.1947.2.437
Diameter 26 mm
Field diameter 21 mm
Accession number BZS.1947.2.437
Diameter 26 mm
Field diameter 21 mm

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.437
Diameter 26 mm
Field diameter 21 mm

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