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N. imperial protospatharios and strategos of Mesopotamia (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.666
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Struck off center.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 55.14.

Obverse

Bust of St Theodore, wearing a chlamys (buttoned on his right shoulder) and the maniakion, and holding the martyr’s cross before him. On either side a vertical inscription: ο|α|γ,-θ|ε|ο|δ, : Ὁ ἅγ(ιος) Θεόδ(ωρος). Along the upper circumference, inscription within a border of dots:

+αγιε........οηθει

Ἅγιε [Θεόδωορε β]οήθει

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

....
.,Rσπ.
θ,Sστρτ
γ,μεσοπο
ταμι

... β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπ[α]θ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) στρατ[η]γ(ῷ) Μεσοποταμία(ς)

Translation

Ἅγιε θεόδωορε βοήθει ... βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Μεσοποταμίας.

Saint Theodore, help ... imperial protospatharios and strategos of Mesopotamia.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.666
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Struck off center.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 55.14.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.666
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Struck off center.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 55.14.

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