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Eustathios (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3181
Diameter 24 mm

Obverse

The Mother of God enthroned, holding the medallion of Christ before her. Details indistinct. Within concentric borders of dots, a circular inscription beginning with a cross at twelve o'clock:

Θ̣..ΟΗΘΕΙΤ̣.ΟΥΛˊ...ΤΑΘΙ̣

Θ(εοτό)[κε] βοήθει τῷ [σ]ῷ δούλ(ῳ) [Εὐσ]ταθίῳ

Reverse

The archangel Michael standing, wings outspread, holding a spear and shield. Epigraphy visible at left: Μ|Χ: Μ(ι)χ(αήλ).

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Εὐσταθίῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Eustathios.