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Theodore (seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Invocative monogram (type V). In the corners: θεο|ωρω. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Θεοδώρῳ

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Crosses in the two upper corners. Wreath border.

λοτυω

τῷ δούλῳ

Obverse

Invocative monogram (type V). In the corners: θεο|ωρω. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Θεοδώρῳ

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Crosses in the two upper corners. Wreath border.

λοτυω

τῷ δούλῳ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.621
Diameter 25.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2412.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ δούλῳ Θεοδώρῳ.

Theotokos, help the servant Theodore.

Commentary

Zacos reads the reverse monogram as τῷ σῷ δούλῳ, although there is no σ. The less common τῷ δούλῳ must be the resolution.

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