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Theodore ..tzoulas, patrikios, anthypatos, vestes and strategos (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5106
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Blank much too small for die.

Obverse

Two military saints standing. The saint on the left is only partially preserved but appears to be holding a sword with his left hand; the saint (Theodore) on the right holds a spear and shield. Traces of sigla: ε|οδ||ρ|ο|σ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θ]εόδωρος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of at least five lines. Border of dots.

θεοδ
πρ̅ι̅⸣ανθ
εστ,
τιγ,
λα̣

[Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει)] Θεοδ[ώρῳ] π(ατ)ρι(κίῳ), ἀνθ[υπάτ(ῳ)], βέστ(ῃ) (καὶ) [στρα]τιγῷ το ...τζουλα

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Θεοδώρῳ πατρικίῳ, ἀνθυπάτῳ, βέστῃ καὶ στρατιγῷ το ...τζουλα..

Lord, help Theodore ... tzoulas, patrikios, anthypatos, vestes and strategos.