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Theophylaktos hypatos (ninth/tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2491
Diameter 35 mm
Field diameter 29 mm
Condition Two pieces

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΤΩΣΩ|ΔΛΩ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

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

.ΒΟΗΘΗΘΕΩΦΥΛ.ΚΤΩΥΠ...ΑΜΗΝ

Χριστέ βοήθη Θεωφυλάκτῳ ὑπάτῳ ἀμήν

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ. Χριστέ βοήθη Θεωφυλάκτῳ ὑπάτῳ ἀμήν

Theotokos, help your servant. Christ help Theophylaktos hypatos, amen.

Commentary

There are two invocations present on the seal, perhaps indicating that this individual changed one side of his seal without updating the other.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2491
Diameter 35 mm
Field diameter 29 mm
Condition Two pieces

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2491
Diameter 35 mm
Field diameter 29 mm
Condition Two pieces

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2491
Diameter 35 mm
Field diameter 29 mm
Condition Two pieces

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