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Anonymous (twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Theodore holding a spear and shield. Sigla on either side: |θ|εο|δ|, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεόδω(ρος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


την̣σ
σφραγι,
μαρτυ̣σ
εικονα
πο..

τὴν σὴν σφραγίζ(ω), μάρτυς, εἰκόνα πό[θῳ]

Obverse

Bust of St Theodore holding a spear and shield. Sigla on either side: |θ|εο|δ|, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεόδω(ρος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


την̣σ
σφραγι,
μαρτυ̣σ
εικονα
πο..

τὴν σὴν σφραγίζ(ω), μάρτυς, εἰκόνα πό[θῳ]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1320
Diameter 19.0 mm; field: 14.0 mm

Translation

τὴν σὴν σφραγίζω, μάρτυς, εἰκόνα πόθῳ.

I use your image on my seal, martyr, out of devotion.

Commentary

A metrical inscription.