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Leo imperial protospatharios and logothetes tou dromou (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V or VIII); in the corners: τσ|λ. Thin wreath border.

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Thin wreath border.

λ̣ε̣ο̣
τιβσπθ
λογοθτ̣
ρομ̣

Λέο[ν]τι βασιλικῷ σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) λογοθ(έτῃ) τοῦ δρόμου

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V or VIII); in the corners: τσ|λ. Thin wreath border.

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Thin wreath border.

λ̣ε̣ο̣
τιβσπθ
λογοθτ̣
ρομ̣

Λέο[ν]τι βασιλικῷ σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) λογοθ(έτῃ) τοῦ δρόμου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2749
Diameter 28.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus 2, no. 423.

Translation

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ λογοθέτῃ τοῦ δρόμου.

Lord (or Mother of God), help your servant Leo, imperial spatharios and logothetes of the dromos.

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