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Theophylaktos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Theophylaktos holding the book and offering a blessing. Sigla on either side: |Θ|ΕΟ|,Λ||Κ|Τ|Ο,: ὁ ἅγιος Θεοφύλακτος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΟΜ
ΝΥΜΟΝ
ΣΟΝΟἸΚΈΤ́
Μ́ΚΡ
ΣΚΕΠ́

ὀμώνυμόν σον οἰκέτ(ην), μάκαρ, σκέπ(οις)

Obverse

Bust of St. Theophylaktos holding the book and offering a blessing. Sigla on either side: |Θ|ΕΟ|,Λ||Κ|Τ|Ο,: ὁ ἅγιος Θεοφύλακτος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΟΜ
ΝΥΜΟΝ
ΣΟΝΟἸΚΈΤ́
Μ́ΚΡ
ΣΚΕΠ́

ὀμώνυμόν σον οἰκέτ(ην), μάκαρ, σκέπ(οις)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1725
Diameter 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1631b (mistakenly reading the owner's name as Theophanios).

Translation

ὀμώνυμόν σον οἰκέτην, μάκαρ, σκέποις.

Blessed one, may you protect your servant of the same name.

Commentary

Note the use of accent marks and breathings.