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Anonymous (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1420
Diameter 19 mm
Field diameter 14 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore holding a speak in right hand and a hexagonal shield in left hand. Border of dots. Inscription: ΟΘΕ-ΟΔ : Ὁ ἅγιος Θεόδωρος

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.


ΤΗΝΣ
ΣΡΓΙ,
ΜΑΡΤΥΣ
ΕΙΚΟΝΑ
ΠΟ.

Τὴν σὴν σφραγίζω μάρτυς ἐικόνα πόθ

Translation

Τὴν σὴν σφραγίζω μάρτυς ἐικόνα πόθῳ.

With yearning for you, martyr, do I place your image on my seal.