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Theodore (seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Image (which appears to be double-struck) of a saint holding a spear and shield on his left. Border of dots.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Border of dots.

δ - ε - θ - ο - ρ - υ - ω

Θεοδώρου

Obverse

Image (which appears to be double-struck) of a saint holding a spear and shield on his left. Border of dots.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Border of dots.

δ - ε - θ - ο - ρ - υ - ω

Θεοδώρου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1127
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm

Translation

Θεοδώρου.

(Seal of) Theodore.

Commentary

We may infer that the saint depicted is St. Theodore, both from the iconography and the owner's name.