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

Accession number BZS 1955.1.846
Diameter 26 mm
Condition Blank too small for die, coming from a mold with straight sides. Channel off center. Chipped.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 8.44(k).
Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 1886.

Obverse

Remains of a cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII); in the quarters: ΣΩ|ΛΩ. Wreath border.

Κύριε βοήθει [τῷ] σῷ [δ]ούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, bottom line missing. Wreath border.

ΕΥ
ΙΑΝΟΒ,
ΑΘ,ˊΣΤΡ
ΤΙΓ,ˊΕΛ

Εὐ[φιμ]ιανο βασιλικῷ [(πρωτο)σπ]αθαρίῳ καὶ στρ[α]τιγ Ἑλ[άδος]

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Εὐφιμιανο βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατιγῷ Ἑλάδος.

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

Accession number BZS 1955.1.846
Diameter 26 mm
Condition Blank too small for die, coming from a mold with straight sides. Channel off center. Chipped.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 8.44(k).
Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 1886.

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