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

 
 

Obverse

Remains of a cruciform invocative monogram (type V); visible in the quarters: Σ|Λ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τῷ] σ[ῷ δ]ούλ[ῳ]

Reverse

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

ΣΠΑΘ
ΑΤ/ΕΛ
ΔΟΣ

Εὐφημιανῷ πατρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Ἑλλάδος

Obverse

Remains of a cruciform invocative monogram (type V); visible in the quarters: Σ|Λ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τῷ] σ[ῷ δ]ούλ[ῳ]

Reverse

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

ΣΠΑΘ
ΑΤ/ΕΛ
ΔΟΣ

Εὐφημιανῷ πατρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Ἑλλάδος

Accession number BZS 1951.31.5.3127
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 8.43(k).
Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 1884.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Εὐφημιανῷ πατρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Ἑλλάδος.

Theotokos, help your servant Euphemianos patrikios, imperial protospatharios and strategos of Hellas.

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