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

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII); in the quarters: ΩΣ|ΔΛ. Wreath border.

Κύριε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σ[ῷ] δούλ[ῳ]

Reverse

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

ΟΒ,ˊΑ,ˊΣΠ
ΘˊΣΤΡΑ
ΕΛΑ
ΟΣ

[Εὐφιμιαν]ο βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπ[α]θαρίῳ (καὶ) στρα[τιγ] Ἑλά[δ]ος

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VIII); in the quarters: ΩΣ|ΔΛ. Wreath border.

Κύριε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σ[ῷ] δούλ[ῳ]

Reverse

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

ΟΒ,ˊΑ,ˊΣΠ
ΘˊΣΤΡΑ
ΕΛΑ
ΟΣ

[Εὐφιμιαν]ο βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπ[α]θαρίῳ (καὶ) στρα[τιγ] Ἑλά[δ]ος

Accession number BZS 1955.1.855
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

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

Translation

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

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

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