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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 only visible at right: ..ΘΥ̅ : [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription of at least seven lines. Linear border.

τον
φιλοκαλη
μητεραγν̣η̣
σονλατρι.
σεαστο
ευμαθιο
αναγ̣

τὸν Φιλοκάλη[ν], Μήτερ ἀγνή, σὸν λάτρι[ν] σεβαστὸ[ν] Εὐμάθιο[ν] ἀναγ[νώριζε]

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla only visible at right: ..ΘΥ̅ : [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription of at least seven lines. Linear border.

τον
φιλοκαλη
μητεραγν̣η̣
σονλατρι.
σεαστο
ευμαθιο
αναγ̣

τὸν Φιλοκάλη[ν], Μήτερ ἀγνή, σὸν λάτρι[ν] σεβαστὸ[ν] Εὐμάθιο[ν] ἀναγ[νώριζε]

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4059
Diameter 23.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Vatican, no. 68 (dating the seal to ca. 1105).

Translation

τὸν Φιλοκάλην, Μήτερ ἀγνή, σὸν λάτριν σεβαστὸν Εὐμάθιον ἀναγνώριζε.

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

Commentary

See PBW: Eumathios 102.