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Theodosios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Saint Sergios. Inscription : Ο|Σ|ΕΡ|ΓΙ|ΟΣ : ὁ (ἅγιος) Σεργίος. Within a border of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross. 

ΑΓ,ΣΕΡΓ,,ΤΣ̣̣ΔΘΕ̣ΟΔΟΣ̣

ἅγ(ιε) Σέργ(ιε) β(οήθει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Θεοδοσ(ίῳ)

Reverse

Bust of Saint Bakkhos (Bacchus). Remains of an inscription : ||ΑΚ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Βάκ[χος]. Circular inscription within a border of dots. 

ΑΓ,ΑΧΕ,ΤΣΔ.

ἅγ(ιε) Βάχε β(οήθει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) [Θεοδοσίῳ]

Obverse

Bust of Saint Sergios. Inscription : Ο|Σ|ΕΡ|ΓΙ|ΟΣ : ὁ (ἅγιος) Σεργίος. Within a border of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross. 

ΑΓ,ΣΕΡΓ,,ΤΣ̣̣ΔΘΕ̣ΟΔΟΣ̣

ἅγ(ιε) Σέργ(ιε) β(οήθει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Θεοδοσ(ίῳ)

Reverse

Bust of Saint Bakkhos (Bacchus). Remains of an inscription : ||ΑΚ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Βάκ[χος]. Circular inscription within a border of dots. 

ΑΓ,ΑΧΕ,ΤΣΔ.

ἅγ(ιε) Βάχε β(οήθει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) [Θεοδοσίῳ]

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2903
Diameter 20.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

ἅγιε Σέργιε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοδοσίῳ. ἅγιε Βάχε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοδοσίῳ.

Saint Sergios, help your servant Theodosios. Saint Bakkhos, help your servant Theodosios.