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Leo imperial protospatharios and epi tou Chrysotriklinou (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Patriarchal cross mounted on a base of four steps. Fleurons on either side. Between two borders of dots, a circular inscription:

κεοηθειτσδλ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

λεο
ντιˊΑˊσπ
αθκ,επιτο
υχρυσο
τρικλ,

Λέοντι βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου

Obverse

Patriarchal cross mounted on a base of four steps. Fleurons on either side. Between two borders of dots, a circular inscription:

κεοηθειτσδλ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

λεο
ντιˊΑˊσπ
αθκ,επιτο
υχρυσο
τρικλ,

Λέοντι βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1353
Diameter 21.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου.

Lord, help your servant Leo imperial protospatharios and epi tou Chrysotriklinou.