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Thomas metropolitan of Patras (ninth/tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3331
Diameter 18 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Condition Break at upper channel opening.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 34.7.
Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1754.

Obverse

Bust of St. Andrew holding a patriarchal cross. Within a border of dots, a circular inscription.

ΑΓ,ΑΝΔΡΕΑ..ΗΘ

Ἅγιε Ἀνδρέα βοήθει

Reverse

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

...ΜΑ
ΜΗΤΡΠ
ΟΛΙΤΗΠΑ
ΤΡΝ

Θωμᾷ μητρωπολίτῃ Πατρῶν

Translation

Ἅγιε Ἀνδρέα βοήθει Θωμᾷ μητρωπολίτῃ Πατρῶν.

St. Andrew, help Thomas metropolitan of Patras.