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Euphemia strategissa (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps. Fleurons arise from the base to the upper crossing. Border of pellets between double border of dots.

Reverse

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

ΘΚΕ,
ΤΗΣΗ.
ΥΛΕ.ΦΥΜΙ̣
ΑΣΤΡΑΤ
Ι̣ΓΗΣΑ

Θ(εότο)κε β(οήθει) τῇ σῇ δούλ(ῃ) Ε[ύ]φυμίᾳ στρατιγήσᾳ

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps. Fleurons arise from the base to the upper crossing. Border of pellets between double border of dots.

Reverse

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

ΘΚΕ,
ΤΗΣΗ.
ΥΛΕ.ΦΥΜΙ̣
ΑΣΤΡΑΤ
Ι̣ΓΗΣΑ

Θ(εότο)κε β(οήθει) τῇ σῇ δούλ(ῃ) Ε[ύ]φυμίᾳ στρατιγήσᾳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2656
Diameter 24.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
Condition Cracked along channel

Translation

Θεότοκε βοήθει τῇ σῇ δούλῃ Εὐφυμίᾳ στρατιγήσᾳ.

Theotokos, help your servant Euphemia strategissa.