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Euphemia (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Saint Euphemia with hands raised in front of her. Inscription: .|ΕΥ̣|ΦΙ|Μ|Ι|Α̣  : [ἡ ἁγία] Εὐφιμία. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, beginning with a cross.

ΚΕ̅Θ̣
ΤΗΣΗΔ
ΛΗΕΥΦΗ
ΜΙΑ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῇ σῇ δούλῃ Εὐφημίᾳ

Obverse

Bust of Saint Euphemia with hands raised in front of her. Inscription: .|ΕΥ̣|ΦΙ|Μ|Ι|Α̣  : [ἡ ἁγία] Εὐφιμία. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, beginning with a cross.

ΚΕ̅Θ̣
ΤΗΣΗΔ
ΛΗΕΥΦΗ
ΜΙΑ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῇ σῇ δούλῃ Εὐφημίᾳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2387
Diameter 16.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῇ σῇ δούλῃ Εὐφημίᾳ.

Lord, help your servant, Euphemia.