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Theodore (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Poorly preserved bust of St John the Baptist offering a blessing; details indistinct. Traces of lettering at right: |Δ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ] Πρ(ό)δ[ρομος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

προ
δρομε,
θ,τσδ
θεοδ
ρο

Πρόδρομε, β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Θεοδώρο

Obverse

Poorly preserved bust of St John the Baptist offering a blessing; details indistinct. Traces of lettering at right: |Δ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ] Πρ(ό)δ[ρομος]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

προ
δρομε,
θ,τσδ
θεοδ
ρο

Πρόδρομε, β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Θεοδώρο

Accession number BZS.1958.106.818
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm

Translation

Πρόδρομε, βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοδώρο.

Forerunner, help your servant Theodore.