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Theodore son of Theodore, patrikios (seventh/eighth century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1726
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 20 mm

Obverse

Cruciform monogram, reading Θεοδώρου; in the quarters: ΠΑΤΡΙ|ΚΙΟΥ: πατρικίου. Wreath Border.

 -  - Θ - Ο - Ρ - Υ - Ω

Θεοδώρου πατρικίου

Reverse

Cruciform monogram, reading Θεοδώρου; in the quarters: ΥΙ|ΟΥ: ὑίου. Wreath Border.

 - Ε - Θ - Ο - Ρ - Υ - Ω

Θεοδώρου υἱοῦ

Translation

Θεοδώρου πατρικίου Θεοδώρου υἱοῦ.

(Seal of) Theodore son of Theodore, patrikios.

Commentary

The reading of the two sides of the seal is ambiguous--the seal can be read as "Theodore, son of Theodore the patrikios" or as "Theodore the patrikios, son of Theodore." The latter is the more likely of the two, as the seal would more likely contain a title of its owner--not of its owner's father.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1726
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 20 mm

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Accession number BZS.1947.2.1726
Diameter 27 mm
Field diameter 20 mm

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