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Anonymous (thirteenth century)

 
 

Obverse

The Virgin orans. Sigla: Μ̣̅Θ̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Bust of a bearded military saint, most likely Theodore, holding a lance in his right hand and a shield in his left; left and right areas are effaced. Partially preserved inscription on two columns: ̣|.|. – |.|.|. : ὁ ἅ(γιος) [Θε]ώ[δωρ(ος)]. Border of dots.

Obverse

The Virgin orans. Sigla: Μ̣̅Θ̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Bust of a bearded military saint, most likely Theodore, holding a lance in his right hand and a shield in his left; left and right areas are effaced. Partially preserved inscription on two columns: ̣|.|. – |.|.|. : ὁ ἅ(γιος) [Θε]ώ[δωρ(ος)]. Border of dots.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3501
Diameter 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 7, 5.99.

Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.