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Eumathios Philokales, sebastos (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla preserved at right: θυ : [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of at least seven lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

τον
φιλοκαλΗ̣
μητεραγ̣ν̣
σονλατρι̣
σεαστο
ευμαθιο̣
αναγ̣

τὸν Φιλοκάλη[ν], Μῆτερ ἁγν[ή], σὸν λάτρι[ν] σεβαστὸ[ν] Εὐμάθιο[ν] ἀναγ[νώριζε]

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla preserved at right: θυ : [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of at least seven lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

τον
φιλοκαλΗ̣
μητεραγ̣ν̣
σονλατρι̣
σεαστο
ευμαθιο̣
αναγ̣

τὸν Φιλοκάλη[ν], Μῆτερ ἁγν[ή], σὸν λάτρι[ν] σεβαστὸ[ν] Εὐμάθιο[ν] ἀναγ[νώριζε]

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.754
Diameter 24.0 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

τὸν Φιλοκάλην, Μῆτερ ἁγνή, σὸν λάτριν σεβαστὸν Εὐμάθιον ἀναγνώριζε.

Holy Mother, know your servant, the sebastos Eumathios Philokales.

Commentary

See PBW: Eumathios 102.