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Leo imperial protospatharios and strategos of Thrace (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A bird, likely a peacock, walking. Circular inscription between two borders of dots.

ΚΕΟΗΘΕΙΤΣΔΟΥΛ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΛΕΟΝ
Τ,ΑΣΠΑ
ΘΑΡΣΤΡ
ΑΤ..,ΤΙΣ
.ΡΑΚΙ

Λέοντι βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγ τῖς Θρᾴκις

Obverse

A bird, likely a peacock, walking. Circular inscription between two borders of dots.

ΚΕΟΗΘΕΙΤΣΔΟΥΛ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΛΕΟΝ
Τ,ΑΣΠΑ
ΘΑΡΣΤΡ
ΑΤ..,ΤΙΣ
.ΡΑΚΙ

Λέοντι βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγ τῖς Θρᾴκις

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1219
Diameter 29.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 71.29.

Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.