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Theodore stratelates (sixth/seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.135
Diameter 23 mm

Obverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

δ - ε - θ - ο - ρ - υ - ω

Θεωδόρου

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - η - λ - ο - ρ - σ - τ - υ

στρατηλάτου

Translation

Θεωδόρου στρατηλάτου.

(Seal of) Theodore stratelates.

Commentary

There is an isolated υ above the η in the top left corner of the reverse monogram. This seems to be evidence of an earlier attempt to strike the seal, causing some slippage. However it also serves to replace the assumed υ in ligature with the ο that is off the flan.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.135
Diameter 23 mm

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Accession number BZS.1955.1.135
Diameter 23 mm

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Accession number BZS.1955.1.135
Diameter 23 mm

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