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Galatos (?) (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Saint Eugenios, holding a cross before him. Inscription: Ο|Α̣|ΓΙ|.Ε|Υ̣|ΓΕ|Ν,: ὁ ἅγι[ο(ς)] Εὐγέν(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Decorations above and below.


ΚΕΟ
ΗΘΙΓΑ
Λ̣ΑΤ


Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθι Γαλάτῳ

Obverse

Bust of Saint Eugenios, holding a cross before him. Inscription: Ο|Α̣|ΓΙ|.Ε|Υ̣|ΓΕ|Ν,: ὁ ἅγι[ο(ς)] Εὐγέν(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Decorations above and below.


ΚΕΟ
ΗΘΙΓΑ
Λ̣ΑΤ


Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθι Γαλάτῳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.57
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Γαλάτῳ.

Lord, protect Galatos.

Commentary

The owner's name is given as it appears on the seal but it is nowhere else attested.