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Theodore vestes (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore holding spear in right hand and shield in left. Sigla to either side: |ΘΕ|ΟΔ||Ρ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεόδωρ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΓΡΑΦ,
.ΦΡΑΓΙ
.ΤΕ
ΘΕΟ
.Ρ

γραφ(ὰς) [σ]φραγί[ζ]ω τοῦ βέ[σ]του Θεο[δ]ώρου

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore holding spear in right hand and shield in left. Sigla to either side: |ΘΕ|ΟΔ||Ρ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεόδωρ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΓΡΑΦ,
.ΦΡΑΓΙ
.ΤΕ
ΘΕΟ
.Ρ

γραφ(ὰς) [σ]φραγί[ζ]ω τοῦ βέ[σ]του Θεο[δ]ώρου

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3643
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 12.0 mm
Condition Blank much larger than die; left side of reverse illegible.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 490.

Translation

γραφὰς σφραγίζω τοῦ βέστου Θεοδώρου.

I seal the writings of Theodore, vestes.