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Eumathios Philokales, protonobellisimos and doux (1099-1102)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription preserved on one side: θυ̅: [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, a cross above. Border of dots.

υμαθιον̣
ονκατον̣
ι̣λ̣οκαλην
....λλισ
ν̣παρθεν̣
ε̣π̣ο̣

[Ε]ὐμάθιον [τ]ὸν δοῦκα τὸν [Φ]ιλοκάλην [(πρωτο)νωβε]λλίσ[ιμο]ν, παρθέν[ε, σκ]έπο[ις]

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription preserved on one side: θυ̅: [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, a cross above. Border of dots.

υμαθιον̣
ονκατον̣
ι̣λ̣οκαλην
....λλισ
ν̣παρθεν̣
ε̣π̣ο̣

[Ε]ὐμάθιον [τ]ὸν δοῦκα τὸν [Φ]ιλοκάλην [(πρωτο)νωβε]λλίσ[ιμο]ν, παρθέν[ε, σκ]έπο[ις]

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.584
Diameter 25.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 813.

Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Εὐμάθιον τὸν δοῦκα τὸν Φιλοκάλην πρωτονωβελλίσιμον, παρθένε, σκέποις.

May you, Virgin, protect Eumathios Philokales, doux and protonobellisimos.

Commentary

See BZS.1958.106.4101.