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Eudokimos Epiginkles, tourmarches (eleventh century, ca. 1020–50)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1322
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

Parallel: Laurent, Orghidan, no. 345. PBW: Eudokimos 20103 (boulloterion 4779).

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas, his right hand raised before him in blessing, and his left holding a book. Vertical inscription at left and right: |Ν|Ι  Κ|Ο|Λ: Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλ(αος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, preceded and followed by decoration. Border of dots.

ευδο
κι,τρ
αρχ,οε
πιγ,κλ

Εὐδόκιμ(ος) τρουμάρχ(ης) ὁ Ἐπιγ(ί)κλ(ης).

Translation

Εὐδόκιμος τρουμάρχης ὁ Ἐπιγίγκλης.

Eudokimos Epiginkles, tourmarches.

Commentary

This and the seal of the merarches Eudokimos Epigingles (BZS.1951.31.5.1822) belong to the same individual. W. Seibt had previously suggested that the surname should be related to the toponym Ginklarion (Γιγκλάριον or Γιγγλάριον); see Belke and Mersich, Phrygien und Pisidien, TIB 7 (Vienna, 1990), 260. However, the surname Ἐπιγίγγλης is attested; see PmbZ 25945.

Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1322
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

Parallel: Laurent, Orghidan, no. 345. PBW: Eudokimos 20103 (boulloterion 4779).

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1322
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

Parallel: Laurent, Orghidan, no. 345. PBW: Eudokimos 20103 (boulloterion 4779).

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1322
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

Parallel: Laurent, Orghidan, no. 345. PBW: Eudokimos 20103 (boulloterion 4779).