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Euthymios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans, with nimbus and medallion of Christ. Sigla: Μ̣̅Θ̣̅Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΕΥΘΥ
ΜΙΟΝ̣ΣΚΕΠ,
ΠΝΓ̣ΝΕ
ΤΟΝΣ̣ΟΙ
Κ̣Ε̣Τ̣

Εὐθύμιον σκέπ(ε) Πάναγνε τὸν σ(ὸν) οἰκέτ(ην)

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans, with nimbus and medallion of Christ. Sigla: Μ̣̅Θ̣̅Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΕΥΘΥ
ΜΙΟΝ̣ΣΚΕΠ,
ΠΝΓ̣ΝΕ
ΤΟΝΣ̣ΟΙ
Κ̣Ε̣Τ̣

Εὐθύμιον σκέπ(ε) Πάναγνε τὸν σ(ὸν) οἰκέτ(ην)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4113
Diameter 16.0 mm
Condition Corroded.

Translation

Εὐθύμιον σκέπε, Πάναγνε, τὸν σὸν οἰκέτην

All-holy One, protect your servant Euthymios.

Commentary

The inscription appears to be metrical in intention, if not in result (it has one syllable too many).