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Theophilos raiktor (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God seated on a throne, holding the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla preserved at left: ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΘΚ̅Ε,Θ,
ΤΣˊ
ΘΕΟΦΙΛ
ΡΕΚΤ
ΡΙ

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Θεοφίλῳ ῥέκτωρι

Obverse

The Mother of God seated on a throne, holding the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla preserved at left: ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΘΚ̅Ε,Θ,
ΤΣˊ
ΘΕΟΦΙΛ
ΡΕΚΤ
ΡΙ

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Θεοφίλῳ ῥέκτωρι

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1827
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοφίλῳ ῥέκτωρι.

Mother of God, help your servant Theophilos, raiktor.

Commentary

For seals of eleventh-century raiktores, see the remarks of Wassiliou-Seibt in her commentary to the entry in her catalogue, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2642.