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Euphemianos patrikios, imperial protospatharios and strategos of Hellas (eighth/ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΩΣΩ|ΔΛΩ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, four preserved. Wreath border.

..ΝΩ.
...ΣΠΑΘ/
.Τ.ΑΤ/ΕΛ
ΛΑΔΟΣ

[Εὐφημια]νῷ [π]α[τρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ πρωτο]σπαθαρίῳ καὶ [σ]τ[ρ]ατηγῷ Ἑλλάδος

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΩΣΩ|ΔΛΩ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, four preserved. Wreath border.

..ΝΩ.
...ΣΠΑΘ/
.Τ.ΑΤ/ΕΛ
ΛΑΔΟΣ

[Εὐφημια]νῷ [π]α[τρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ πρωτο]σπαθαρίῳ καὶ [σ]τ[ρ]ατηγῷ Ἑλλάδος

Accession number BZS 1955.1.825
Diameter 28.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 8.43(k).
Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 1884.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Εὐφημιανῷ πατρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Ἑλλάδος.

Theotokos, help your servant Euphemianos patrikios, imperial protospatharios and strategos of Hellas.

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