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Samuel patrikios (sixth/seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1685
Diameter 28 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Condition Worn on left side of the rev.

Obverse

Block monogram with cross to left. Border of dots.

 - Η - Ι - Κ - Λ - Μ - Ο -  - Ρ -  - Τ - Υ

Σαμουὴλ πατρικίου

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΔΟΥ
ΛΟΥΤΗΣ
ΘΕΟΤΟ
ΚΟΥ

δούλου τῆς Θεοτόκου

Translation

Σαμουὴλ πατρικίου δούλου τῆς Θεοτόκου.

(Seal of) Samuel patrikios, servant of the Theotokos.

Commentary

In his unpublished catalogue of the Shaw collection, Laurent suggests Μαρκιανοῦ πατρικίου; Σαμουήλ is significantly more likely as a name, because it takes into account the clearly inscribed Η and Σ, while Markianos does not.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1685
Diameter 28 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Condition Worn on left side of the rev.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1685
Diameter 28 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Condition Worn on left side of the rev.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1685
Diameter 28 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Condition Worn on left side of the rev.

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