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Leontios imperial koubikoularios, chartoularios and sakellarios (eighth/ninth century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.848
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Doublestruck or overstruck.

Obverse

Inscription of four lines (perhaps beginning with a cross). Wreath border.

ΛΕΟΝ
ΤΙΟΥΒ
Κ̣ΒΙΚ
ΛΡΙ

Λεοντίου βα(σιλικοῦ) κουβικουλαρίου

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Wreath border.

ΧΡ
ΤΟΥΛ
ΡΙΣ
ΚΕΛΛ
ΡΙ

χαρτουλαρίου (καὶ) σακελλαρίου

Translation

Λεοντίου βασιλικοῦ κουβικουλαρίου, χαρτουλαρίου καὶ σακελλαρίου.

(Seal of) Leontios, imperial koubikoularios, chartoularios, and sakellarios.

Commentary

This seal appears to have been struck twice. Traces of an earlier strike are visible at the top of the obverse where a cross and indistinct letters survive. Traces of an earlier wreath border are also conspicuous.