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Leo Aspar protospatharios, epi tou Chrysotriklinou and orphanotrophos (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.197
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Condition Oxydated and chipped.

Obverse

Bust of Christ offering a blessing and holding the book. Along the circumference, between a double border of dots, a circular invocation:

κεοηθειτ.......λεοντ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ˊαˊσπα
θˊεπιτχρυ
σοτρικλι,ο
ρφανοτ,τ.
ασπαρ.

βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου ὀρφανοτρόφῳ τ Ἄσπραρι

Translation

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

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

Commentary

The owner of this seal and 1951.31.5.726 are in all likelihood the same man.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.197
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Condition Oxydated and chipped.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1958.106.197
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Condition Oxydated and chipped.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.197
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Condition Oxydated and chipped.