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Leo Achianos, protoproedros (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God orans, with a bust of Christ before her. At left and right the sigla: ΘΥΜή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚΕ,Θ,
ΛΕΟΝΤΑ
ΑΑΕΡΟ
ΤΟΝΑΧΙ
ΑΝΟΝ

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Λέοντα (πρωτο)(πρό)εδρο(ν) τὸν Ἀχιανόν

Obverse

The Mother of God orans, with a bust of Christ before her. At left and right the sigla: ΘΥΜή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚΕ,Θ,
ΛΕΟΝΤΑ
ΑΑΕΡΟ
ΤΟΝΑΧΙ
ΑΝΟΝ

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Λέοντα (πρωτο)(πρό)εδρο(ν) τὸν Ἀχιανόν

Accession number BZS 1951.31.5.2183
Diameter 17.0 mm; field: 16.0 mm
Previous Editions

Seibt-Nesbitt, "Odd surnames," no. 3.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Λέοντα πρωτοπρόεδρον τὸν Ἀχιανόν.

Mother of God, help the protoproedros Leo Achianos.