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Eugenios (?) deacon (seventh/eighth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.4768

Details

Diameter:
21 mm
Condition:
Half missing.

Obverse

Eugenios (?) deacon (seventh/eighth century)

Bust of bearded figure, apparently St. Sabbas, facing right. In circle above, ΟΣΑΒ: Ὁ ἅγιος Σάββας (?). Wreath border.

Reverse

Eugenios (?) deacon (seventh/eighth century)

Inscription in three lines with cross below. Wreath border.

ΓΕ
ΥΔΙ
ΚΟΝ

Εὐγενίου διακόνου

Translation

Εὐγενίου διακόνου.

(Seal of) Eugenios, deacon.

Audio

Commentary

Laurent read the name as Γεωργίου (George); however, Eugenios is more likely based on the hypothesized space before our inscription begins in the first line.

 

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