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Theodore (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore holding a spear over his right shoulder and a shield in his left hand. Inscription in columns on either side: |θ|ε|οδ||ρ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεόδωρ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.


θεοδ
ρονσον
οιτ̣,μ̣αρ
τοι..κε
ποισ

Θεόδωρον σὸν οἰ(κέ)τ(ην), μάρτοι[ς σ]κέποις

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore holding a spear over his right shoulder and a shield in his left hand. Inscription in columns on either side: |θ|ε|οδ||ρ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεόδωρ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.


θεοδ
ρονσον
οιτ̣,μ̣αρ
τοι..κε
ποισ

Θεόδωρον σὸν οἰ(κέ)τ(ην), μάρτοι[ς σ]κέποις

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1459
Diameter 18.0 mm; field: 14.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 891.

Translation

Θεόδωρον σὸν οἰκέτην, μάρτοις σκέποις.

Martyr, may you protect your servant Theodore.

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