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Eudokimos archbishop of Amastris (ninth/tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4698
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 16 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 12.3.

Obverse

Bust of Christ blessing with his right hand and holding a book in his left hand. Sigla: Ι̅Σ-.. : Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς [Χ(ριστό)ς]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

κ̅εR
ευδομικ
αρχιεπισ
..μαστρ
ηδοσ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οήθει) Εὐδοκίμῳ ἀρχιεπισ[κ(όπῳ) Ἀ]μάστρηδος

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Εὐδοκίμῳ ἀρχιεπισκόπῳ Ἀμάστρηδος.

Lord, help Eudokimos, archbishop of Amastris.

Commentary

An archbishop of Amastris, Eudokimos, attended the Photian Synod in 879.