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Philotheos metropolitan of Euchaita (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore holding a martyr's cross before him in his right hand. Inscription in two columns: ο|θ|ε-.|δ|ρ|ο : Ὁ (ἅγιος) Θε[ό]δ(ω)ρο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

..ιλ.
θεμ.τ.
οπολ,ευχ
αιτν


[Φ]ιλ[ο]θέῳ μ[η]τ[ρ]οπολ(ίτῃ) Εὐχαΐτων

Obverse

Bust of St. Theodore holding a martyr's cross before him in his right hand. Inscription in two columns: ο|θ|ε-.|δ|ρ|ο : Ὁ (ἅγιος) Θε[ό]δ(ω)ρο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

..ιλ.
θεμ.τ.
οπολ,ευχ
αιτν


[Φ]ιλ[ο]θέῳ μ[η]τ[ρ]οπολ(ίτῃ) Εὐχαΐτων

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2610
Diameter 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 16.6.

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 766, a second specimen of the IFEB collection is also published. Another seal of a tenth-century metropolitan of Euchaita Philotheos, with bilateral inscription, is published in Seyrig, no. 248.