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Theodosia patrikia (eighth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of three lines beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

ΘΕ
ΟΤΟΚΕ
ΒΟΗΘΙ

Θεοτόκε βοήθ(ε)ι

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

ΘΕΟ
ΔΟΣΙΑ
ΠΑΤΡΙ
ΚΙΑ

Θεοδοσίᾳ πατρικίᾳ

Obverse

Inscription of three lines beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

ΘΕ
ΟΤΟΚΕ
ΒΟΗΘΙ

Θεοτόκε βοήθ(ε)ι

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

ΘΕΟ
ΔΟΣΙΑ
ΠΑΤΡΙ
ΚΙΑ

Θεοδοσίᾳ πατρικίᾳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1128bis
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Θεοδοσίᾳ πατρικίᾳ.

Theotokos, help Theodosia, patrikia.