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Theodore Belonas, patrikios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God standing, robes flowing, her hands raised in prayer. Indistinct traces of sigla on either side. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε,θ,
θεοδορ,
π̅ρ̅ι̅⸣ τ
̣ελον̣

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Θεοδόρῳ πατρικίῳ τῷ Βελονᾷ

Obverse

The Mother of God standing, robes flowing, her hands raised in prayer. Indistinct traces of sigla on either side. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε,θ,
θεοδορ,
π̅ρ̅ι̅⸣ τ
̣ελον̣

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Θεοδόρῳ πατρικίῳ τῷ Βελονᾷ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1947
Diameter 17.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Θεοδόρῳ πατρικίῳ τῷ Βελονᾷ.

Mother of God, help Theodore Belonas, patrikios.

Commentary

The reading of the owner's name is by no means certain.