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Theodosios patrikios (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Traces of a haloed figure below. A second strike is apparent in a partially preserved inscription with a cross above:


θ̣κ̅ε.
τσ..

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)[θ(ει)] τῷ σῷ [δούλῳ] ...

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Linear border.

κε̅ο
η̣θιθε
.δοσι
Π̣Ρ̣ι̅⸣

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθι Θε[ο]δοσίῳ π(ατ)ρι(κίῳ)

Obverse

Traces of a haloed figure below. A second strike is apparent in a partially preserved inscription with a cross above:


θ̣κ̅ε.
τσ..

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)[θ(ει)] τῷ σῷ [δούλῳ] ...

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Linear border.

κε̅ο
η̣θιθε
.δοσι
Π̣Ρ̣ι̅⸣

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθι Θε[ο]δοσίῳ π(ατ)ρι(κίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2689
Diameter 18.0 mm
Condition Cracked along the channel on the obverse.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ... Κύριε βοήθει Θεοδοσίῳ πατρικίῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant ... Lord, help Theodosios, patrikios.

Commentary

The seal is double-struck with traces of a previous inscription preserved on the obverse.