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Theodore (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

St. Theodore standing, holding a spear in his right hand and balancing his shield against the ground. Epigraphy (note the reversal of letters in the column on the right): |θε||ρο|οσ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεώδορος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ομ̣
μοναθλη
τασονλ
σκεπΟ̣Ι̣σ

ὁμώ[νυ]μον, ἀθλητά, σὸν δοῦλ(ον) σκέποις

Obverse

St. Theodore standing, holding a spear in his right hand and balancing his shield against the ground. Epigraphy (note the reversal of letters in the column on the right): |θε||ρο|οσ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεώδορος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ομ̣
μοναθλη
τασονλ
σκεπΟ̣Ι̣σ

ὁμώ[νυ]μον, ἀθλητά, σὸν δοῦλ(ον) σκέποις

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5183
Diameter 25.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1582a.

Translation

ὁμώνυμον, ἀθλητά, σὸν δοῦλον σκέποις.

Champion, may you protect your servant of the same name.

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