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The diakonia of the Theotokos (seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3468
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Tessera: no channel for suspension.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 63.1.

Obverse

The Mother of God seated on a lyre-back throne holding Christ before her. Inscription in two columns: δ|ι|α|κ.|..|..θ|εο|το|κ.|υ : Διακ[ονία(ς) τ(ῆς)] Θεοτόκ[ο]υ. Indeterminate border.


Reverse

St. Theodore standing, spearing a snake lying on the ground with a cross staff. His left hand rests on a shield set on the ground. Inscription in two columns: ο|αγ|ιοσ|θε.|δ|ρο|σ : Ὁ ἅγιος Θε[ό]δωρος. Indeterminate border.

Translation

Διακονίας τῆς Θεοτόκου. Ὁ ἅγιος Θε[ό]δωρος.

(Token of) the diakonia of the Theotokos. Saint Theodore.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3468
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Tessera: no channel for suspension.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 63.1.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3468
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Tessera: no channel for suspension.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 63.1.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3468
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Tessera: no channel for suspension.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 63.1.

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