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Theopemptos exartistes (seventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of three lines, preceded and followed by crosses. Wreath border.


ΘΕΟΤΟ
ΚΕΒΟΗ
ΘΕΙ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, preceded by a cross. Wreath border.


ΘΕΟΠΕ
ΜΠΤΟΥΕ
ΑΡΤΙΣ
ΤΟΥ̣

Θεοπέμπτου ἐξαρτιστοῦ

Obverse

Inscription of three lines, preceded and followed by crosses. Wreath border.


ΘΕΟΤΟ
ΚΕΒΟΗ
ΘΕΙ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, preceded by a cross. Wreath border.


ΘΕΟΠΕ
ΜΠΤΟΥΕ
ΑΡΤΙΣ
ΤΟΥ̣

Θεοπέμπτου ἐξαρτιστοῦ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2161
Diameter 27.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus 2: no. 733; Zacos-Veglery, no. 1067.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει. Θεοπέμπτου ἐξαρτιστοῦ.

Theotokos, give Thy aid. (Seal of) Theopemptos exartistes.

Commentary

Two other seals in the Dumbarton Oaks collection (listed in this entry) belong to a Theopemptos exartistes but use a different matrix.