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Theodosios dioiketes of Bithynia (eighth/ninth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.1196

Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 76.3.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 1642b.

Details

Diameter:
20 mm
Condition:
Heavily corroded on the obverse; blank too small for die.

Obverse

Theodosios dioiketes of Bithynia (eighth/ninth century)

Cruciform invocative monogram (probably type V). Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Theodosios dioiketes of Bithynia (eighth/ninth century)

Inscription of three lines. Indeterminate border.

+ΘΕΟ
Σ /ΙΥΚ /
ΙΘΥΝ / 

Θεοδοσίῳ διυκητῇ Βιθυνίας

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Θεοδοσίῳ διυκητῇ Βιθυνίας.

Mother of God, help Theodosios dioiketes of Bithynia.

Audio

Commentary

On the designation of Bithynia, see the commentary to BZS 1951.31.5.2674.

 

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