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Eustathios (monk?) (seventh/eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΤΣΛ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΕΥΣ
ΤΘΗ
ΟΜΡ
ΤΟΛ

Εὐσταθήο ἁμαρτολῷ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΤΣΛ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΕΥΣ
ΤΘΗ
ΟΜΡ
ΤΟΛ

Εὐσταθήο ἁμαρτολῷ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3397
Diameter 21.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Εὐσταθήο ἁμαρτολῷ.

Theotokos, help your servant Eustathios the sinner.

Commentary

This individual calls himself a "sinner"--which may be an indication of his monastic humility, or may merely indicate his piety.