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Leo imperial strator and dioiketes of Hexapolis (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1283
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 63.1.

Obverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps. Circular inscription within concentric circles of dots, beginning at twelve o'clock:

+κεRοηθητσδουλ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a decoration above. Border of dots.


λεον
τοσR,στρ
ατ,Sδυυκ
ητ,εξαπ
ολεο/

Λέοντος β(ασιλικοῦ) στράτ(ορος) (καὶ) δυυκητ(οῦ) Ἑξαπόλεο(ς)

Translation

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντος βασιλικοῦ στράτορος καὶ δυυκητοῦ Ἑξαπόλεος.

Lord, help your servant Leo, imperial strator and dioiketes of Hexapolis.

Commentary

Hexapolis is to be identified with Hexakomia: Hild-Restle, Kappadokien, 191.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1283
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 63.1.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1283
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 63.1.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1283
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 63.1.

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