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Theodosios metropolitan of Chalcedon (ninth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.295

Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 77.9.
Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 400.

Details

Diameter:
29 mm
Condition:
Punctuated and corroded.

Obverse

Theodosios metropolitan of Chalcedon (ninth century)

Cruciform invocative monogram of Χριστὲ βοήθει. In the quarters: ΤΣ|.ΛΟ. Wreath border.

Χριστὲ βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλο

Reverse

Theodosios metropolitan of Chalcedon (ninth century)

Inscription of four lines, a decoration below. Wreath border.

ΘΕΟΔΟ.
ΙΜΗΤΡΟΠ
.ΛΗ.ΗΧΑΛ
ΗΔΟΝΟΣ

Θεοδοσίῳ μητροπολήτῃ Χαλκηδόνος

Translation

Χριστὲ βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλο Θεοδοσίῳ μητροπολήτῃ Χαλκηδόνος.

Christ, help your servant Theodosios, metropolitan of Chalcedon.

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Commentary

Laurent read this monogram on the obverse as Κύριε βοήθει, but the letter on the left is clearly Χ, for Χριστέ.

 

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