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Theodore eparch (sixth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.1558

Details

Diameter:
21 mm

Obverse

Theodore eparch (sixth century)

Latin block monogram. Wreath border.

d - e - h - o - r - t - u

Theodoru

Reverse

Theodore eparch (sixth century)

Monogram with letters above and to l. and cross to r.. Indeterminate border.

α - ε - ο - π - ρ - υ - χ

ἐπάρχου

Translation

Theodoru ἐπάρχου.

(Seal of) Theodore eparch.

Audio

Commentary

This billingual seal contains a name in the Latin obverse monogram, and a title in the Greek reverse monogram. The reverse monogram is strange, formed in the shape of a large Χ with the Π hanging above and what appears to be a Ρ on the left (the bar is worn but apparent coming from the loop) in opposition to a cross on the right.

 

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