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Theodore patrikios, imperial protospatharios, and strategos of Macedonia (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform monogram with invocation to the Virgin (unspecified type); in the quarters: ΤΣ|ΔΛ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Indeterminate border.

ΘΕΔ
ΠΤΡΒΑ
ΣΠΣΤΡ.
ΜΑΚΕΔ

Θεωδώρῳ πατρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Μακεδονίας

Obverse

Cruciform monogram with invocation to the Virgin (unspecified type); in the quarters: ΤΣ|ΔΛ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Indeterminate border.

ΘΕΔ
ΠΤΡΒΑ
ΣΠΣΤΡ.
ΜΑΚΕΔ

Θεωδώρῳ πατρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Μακεδονίας

Accession number BZS.1947.2.98
Diameter 28.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 43.35a.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεωδώρῳ πατρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Μακεδονίας.

Theotokos, help your servant Theodore patrikios, imperial protospatharios and strategos of Macedonia.

Commentary

This specimen comes from the same boulloterion as BZS.1947.2.99 and has been edited jointly with its counterpart.