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

 
 

Obverse

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

Κύριε βοήθει [τῷ] σῷ [δ]ούλῳ

Reverse

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

ΟΒ,ˊΑ,ˊΣ
Θ,ˊΣΤΡΑ
ΙΓ,ˊΕΛΑ
ΔΟΣ

[Εὐφιμιαν]ο βασιλικῷ πρωτοσ[πα]θαρίῳ καὶ στρα[τ]ιγ Ἑλάδος.

Obverse

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

Κύριε βοήθει [τῷ] σῷ [δ]ούλῳ

Reverse

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

ΟΒ,ˊΑ,ˊΣ
Θ,ˊΣΤΡΑ
ΙΓ,ˊΕΛΑ
ΔΟΣ

[Εὐφιμιαν]ο βασιλικῷ πρωτοσ[πα]θαρίῳ καὶ στρα[τ]ιγ Ἑλάδος.

Accession number BZS 1951.31.5.2312
Diameter 25.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 8.44(x).
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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