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Eustathios protospatharios, asekretis, imperial notarios and judge of the Peloponnesos and Hellas (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of five lines. Centralizing dot between Τ and Α on line 3 (obv.). Border of dots.

Ε
ΟΗΘΕΙ
ΕΥΣΤΑΘ,
ΑΣΠΑΘΑ
ΡΗΩ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Εὐσταθίῳ πρωτοσπαθαρήῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines followed by decoration.

....
ΡΗΤ,Ν
ΤΑΡ,ΚΡΗΤ,
ΠΟΛΟΠΟΝ
ΕΛΑΔˊ

ἀσηκρῆτις, βασιλικῷ νοταρίῳ καὶ κρητ Πολοποννήσου καὶ Ἑλάδος

Obverse

Inscription of five lines. Centralizing dot between Τ and Α on line 3 (obv.). Border of dots.

Ε
ΟΗΘΕΙ
ΕΥΣΤΑΘ,
ΑΣΠΑΘΑ
ΡΗΩ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Εὐσταθίῳ πρωτοσπαθαρήῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines followed by decoration.

....
ΡΗΤ,Ν
ΤΑΡ,ΚΡΗΤ,
ΠΟΛΟΠΟΝ
ΕΛΑΔˊ

ἀσηκρῆτις, βασιλικῷ νοταρίῳ καὶ κρητ Πολοποννήσου καὶ Ἑλάδος

Accession number BZS.1955.1.1970
Diameter 25.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 8.23.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Εὐσταθίῳ πρωτοσπαθαρήῳ, ἀσηκρῆτις, βασιλικῷ νοταρίῳ καὶ κρητῇ Πολοποννήσου καὶ Ἑλάδος.

Mother of God, help Eustathios, protospatharios, asekretis, imperial notarios and judge of the Peloponnesos and Hellas.

Commentary

Line 4 (rev.): for the form Πολοπόννησος, see BZS 1958.106.2433, 1958.106.2432, and 1955.1.2751 as well, leading us to believe that we are dealing with one and the same person.