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Eustathios patrikios, imperial protospatharios and droungarios of the Vigla (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the Child before her. Along the circumference, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at seven o'clock. Border of dots.

θκεοηθ̣ειτσλ

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δ(ού)λ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ευστ
θιπτρι
κ̣σπθ
.̣γρ
τ...ιγλ

Εὐσταθίῳ πατρικ(ίῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) δ[ρ]ουγ(γ)αρ(ίῳ) τ[ῆς Β]ίγλα(ς)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the Child before her. Along the circumference, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at seven o'clock. Border of dots.

θκεοηθ̣ειτσλ

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δ(ού)λ(ῳ)

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ευστ
θιπτρι
κ̣σπθ
.̣γρ
τ...ιγλ

Εὐσταθίῳ πατρικ(ίῳ) β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) δ[ρ]ουγ(γ)αρ(ίῳ) τ[ῆς Β]ίγλα(ς)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1535
Diameter 24.0 mm
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Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Εὐσταθίῳ πατρικίῳ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ δρουγγαρίῳ τῆς Βίγλας.

Mother of God, help your servant Eustathios patrikios, imperial protospatharios, and droungarios of the Vigla.

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