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Theodosios deacon and oikonomos (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

A standing St. Sophia holding small cross before her. Inscription: Η|ΑΓ|Ι|ΑΣ|ΟΦ|Ι|Α: Ἡ ἁγία Σοφία. Wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

ΘΕ.
ΟΣΙ
ΙΚΟΝ
ΟΙΚΟΝΟ
Μ

Θεοδοσίου διακόνου καὶ οἰκονόμου

Obverse

A standing St. Sophia holding small cross before her. Inscription: Η|ΑΓ|Ι|ΑΣ|ΟΦ|Ι|Α: Ἡ ἁγία Σοφία. Wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

ΘΕ.
ΟΣΙ
ΙΚΟΝ
ΟΙΚΟΝΟ
Μ

Θεοδοσίου διακόνου καὶ οἰκονόμου

Accession number BZS.1947.2.412
Diameter 26.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 49.

Translation

Θεοδοσίου διακόνου καὶ οἰκονόμου.

(Seal of) Theodosios deacon and oikonomos.

Commentary

The depiction of St. Sophia on the obverse likely indicates that this is the oikonomos of Hagia Sophia, per the suggestion of Laurent.