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Theodotos patrikios, imperial protospatharios and strategos of the Armeniakoi (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding the nimbus of the Christ child before her. Circular inscription within a border of dots. The letters Δ-Λ, on either side of the Virgin, complete the invocation. Border of dots.

θκεR,- τσδ-λ

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οήθει) τῷ σῷ δ(ού)λ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a row of pellets above and below. Border of dots.


+θεοδο
τ,πατρικ,R,
ασπαθ,Sστ
ρατιγ,τ,αρ
μενιακ,

Θεοδότ(ῳ) πατρικ(ίῳ), β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) στρατιγ(ῷ) τ(ῶν) Ἀρμενιακ(ῶν)

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding the nimbus of the Christ child before her. Circular inscription within a border of dots. The letters Δ-Λ, on either side of the Virgin, complete the invocation. Border of dots.

θκεR,- τσδ-λ

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οήθει) τῷ σῷ δ(ού)λ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a row of pellets above and below. Border of dots.


+θεοδο
τ,πατρικ,R,
ασπαθ,Sστ
ρατιγ,τ,αρ
μενιακ,

Θεοδότ(ῳ) πατρικ(ίῳ), β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) στρατιγ(ῷ) τ(ῶν) Ἀρμενιακ(ῶν)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2769
Diameter 25.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 22.49b.