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Theodore protospatharios, judge of the Hippodrome, of the Velum and of the Armeniakoi (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore, holding a spear and a shield. Vertical inscription on either side: |θ|εο-δ|ω|ρ,ο|τη|ρ : Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεόδωρ(ος) ὁ Τήρ(ων). Remains of a circular inscription within a border of dots:

....θει.σδ.υλ,

[Κύριε βοή]θει [τ]ῷ σῷ δ[ο]ύλ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines, a decoration above. Linear border.

– + –
θεοδ
ρ,α΄σπαθ
κριτ,επ..
.ιππο...
RιλS.
οναρμ.
νιακ,

Θεοδώρ(ῳ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ), κριτ(ῇ) ἐπ[ὶ τ]οῦ Ἱππο[δρ(όμου), τ]οῦ βίλ(ου) (καὶ) [τ]ον Ἀρμ[ε]νιακ(ῶν)

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore, holding a spear and a shield. Vertical inscription on either side: |θ|εο-δ|ω|ρ,ο|τη|ρ : Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεόδωρ(ος) ὁ Τήρ(ων). Remains of a circular inscription within a border of dots:

....θει.σδ.υλ,

[Κύριε βοή]θει [τ]ῷ σῷ δ[ο]ύλ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines, a decoration above. Linear border.

– + –
θεοδ
ρ,α΄σπαθ
κριτ,επ..
.ιππο...
RιλS.
οναρμ.
νιακ,

Θεοδώρ(ῳ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ), κριτ(ῇ) ἐπ[ὶ τ]οῦ Ἱππο[δρ(όμου), τ]οῦ βίλ(ου) (καὶ) [τ]ον Ἀρμ[ε]νιακ(ῶν)