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John Angelos (twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

St. Theodore standing, holding a spear and shield. Epigraphy preserved on one side: ||ρ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεό]δωρ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

i
αγγελ
αθλη
.κ̣επ̣

Ἰω(άννην) Ἄγγελ[ον], ἀθλη[τά], [σ]κέπ[ε]

Obverse

St. Theodore standing, holding a spear and shield. Epigraphy preserved on one side: ||ρ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεό]δωρ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

i
αγγελ
αθλη
.κ̣επ̣

Ἰω(άννην) Ἄγγελ[ον], ἀθλη[τά], [σ]κέπ[ε]

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1827
Diameter 19.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 975.

Translation

Ἰωάννην Ἄγγελον, ἀθλητά, σκέπε.

Champion, protect John Angelos.

Commentary