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Eustathios imperial spatharokandidatos and arkarios (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1968
Diameter 31 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Condition Flattened, with loss of lettering.

Obverse

Pressed flat. The outlines of a saint's bust can be discerned but not identified. No border visible.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a decoration below. Border of dots.

ευστ
.σπθ
κνˋ
ρκ̣
  

Εὐστα[θ(ίῳ)] β(ασιλικῷ) σπαθ(αρο)κανδ(ι)δ(άτῳ) (καὶ) ἀρκα(ρίῳ)

Translation

Εὐσταθίῳ βασιλικῷ σπαθαροκανδιδάτῳ καὶ ἀρκαρίῳ.

(Lord or Mother of God, help) Eustathios imperial spatharokandidatos and arkarios.

Commentary

The arkarios, an office rarely attested on seals, was a treasurer subordinate to the Orphanotrophos: see Oikonomides, Listes, 319.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1968
Diameter 31 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Condition Flattened, with loss of lettering.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1968
Diameter 31 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Condition Flattened, with loss of lettering.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1968
Diameter 31 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Condition Flattened, with loss of lettering.

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