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Eustathios patrikios, protospatharios, and strategos (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ̣–Σ|Δ–Λ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines (four visible). Wreath border.

̣ΘΙ̣
̣ΤΡΙΚΙΩ
ΣΠΘ̅̣
ΣΤΡΤ,

[Εὐστ]αθί[ῳ π]ατρικίῳ (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) στρατ(ηγῷ)

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ̣–Σ|Δ–Λ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines (four visible). Wreath border.

̣ΘΙ̣
̣ΤΡΙΚΙΩ
ΣΠΘ̅̣
ΣΤΡΤ,

[Εὐστ]αθί[ῳ π]ατρικίῳ (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) στρατ(ηγῷ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2670
Diameter 25.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Εὐσταθίῳ πατρικίῳ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ.

Theotokos, help your servant Eustathios patrikios, protospatharios, and strategos.

Commentary

The reading of the name and monogram type is based on the parallel (BZS.1947.2.239).