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Romanos (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Theodore holding a spear and shield. Inscription on either side: |θ|εο|,. ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεόδ(ωρος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


υλατ
τεμαρτ,
ρμαν,
τονσ,Δ
λ,

φύλαττε, μάρτ(υς), Ῥωμαν(ὸν) τὸν σ(ὸν) δούλ(ον)

Obverse

Bust of St Theodore holding a spear and shield. Inscription on either side: |θ|εο|,. ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεόδ(ωρος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


υλατ
τεμαρτ,
ρμαν,
τονσ,Δ
λ,

φύλαττε, μάρτ(υς), Ῥωμαν(ὸν) τὸν σ(ὸν) δούλ(ον)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.934
Diameter 17.0 mm

Translation

φύλαττε, μάρτυς, Ῥωμανὸν τὸν σὸν δούλον.

Martyr, protect your servant Romanos.