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Isaac Komnenos, despotes (eleventh / twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Partially preserved image of St Theodore, standing, holding a spear in his right hand and presumably a shield with his left. Sigla on either side: ο|α|γι|ο|σ - θ|ε|οδ||.. : ὁ ἄγιος Θεοδώ[ρ(ος)]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.


κεοη
θειτσ
δ̣ο̣υλισαα
...δεσποτη̣
..κομνη̣
ν

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰσαα[κίῳ] δεσπότῃ [τῷ] Κομνηνῷ

Obverse

Partially preserved image of St Theodore, standing, holding a spear in his right hand and presumably a shield with his left. Sigla on either side: ο|α|γι|ο|σ - θ|ε|οδ||.. : ὁ ἄγιος Θεοδώ[ρ(ος)]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.


κεοη
θειτσ
δ̣ο̣υλισαα
...δεσποτη̣
..κομνη̣
ν

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰσαα[κίῳ] δεσπότῃ [τῷ] Κομνηνῷ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5627
Diameter 33.0 mm
Condition A quarter of the seal is missing.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰσαακίῳ δεσπότῃ τῷ Κομνηνῷ.

Lord, help your servant Isaac Komnenos, despotes.