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Leo patrikios, praipositos, vestarches and pronoetes (?) (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Partially preserved bust of St George holding a spear. Traces of an inscription at left: |γ̣ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γ[εώργιος]. Along the circumference, within concentric borders, a partially preserved inscription:

Εοηθειτσ

[Κ(ύρι)]ε βοήθει τῷ σῷ [δούλῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of at least four lines beginning with a cross. A decoration above. Border of dots.

  
λεν
.τρικ,πρε
̣Σιτοεσ
χησπρο

Λέων(τι) [π]ατρικ(ίῳ), πρε[πο]σίτο, βεσ[τάρ]χῃ{ς} (καὶ) προ[νοητῇ ?] ...

Obverse

Partially preserved bust of St George holding a spear. Traces of an inscription at left: |γ̣ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γ[εώργιος]. Along the circumference, within concentric borders, a partially preserved inscription:

Εοηθειτσ

[Κ(ύρι)]ε βοήθει τῷ σῷ [δούλῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of at least four lines beginning with a cross. A decoration above. Border of dots.

  
λεν
.τρικ,πρε
̣Σιτοεσ
χησπρο

Λέων(τι) [π]ατρικ(ίῳ), πρε[πο]σίτο, βεσ[τάρ]χῃ{ς} (καὶ) προ[νοητῇ ?] ...

Accession number BZS.1947.2.640
Diameter 29.0 mm; field: 21.0 mm
Condition Broken; half preserved.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέωντι πατρικίῳ, πρεποσίτο, βεστάρχῃς καὶ προνοητῇ ...

Lord, help your servant Leo patrikios, praipositos, vestarches and pronoetes ...