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Theodore protospatharios (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Details indistinct. No sigla visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΘΚΕ.
ΤΣ
ΘΕΟΡ̣
ΣΠ̣
Ρ̣

Θ(εοτό)κε [β(οή)θ(ει)] τῷ σῷ δ[ούλ(ῳ)] Θεοδώρ[ῳ] (πρωτο)σπα[θα]ρ[ίῳ]

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Details indistinct. No sigla visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΘΚΕ.
ΤΣ
ΘΕΟΡ̣
ΣΠ̣
Ρ̣

Θ(εοτό)κε [β(οή)θ(ει)] τῷ σῷ δ[ούλ(ῳ)] Θεοδώρ[ῳ] (πρωτο)σπα[θα]ρ[ίῳ]

Accession number BZS.1947.2.916
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοδώρῳ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Theodore, protospatharios.

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