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Leo patrikios, imperial protospatharios and sakellarios (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, the medallion of Christ before her. No sigla visible. Within a border of dots, remnants of a circular inscription along the circumference:

....ηθητσουλ,

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

λεον
τιπτρικ̣
ισπθ
ριSσκ
ελρι

Λέοντι πατρικίῳ, β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρίῳ (καὶ) σακελαρίῳ

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, the medallion of Christ before her. No sigla visible. Within a border of dots, remnants of a circular inscription along the circumference:

....ηθητσουλ,

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

λεον
τιπτρικ̣
ισπθ
ριSσκ
ελρι

Λέοντι πατρικίῳ, β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθαρίῳ (καὶ) σακελαρίῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1963
Diameter 23.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι πατρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ σακελαρίῳ.

Lord, help your servant Leo, patrikios, imperial protospatharios and sakellarios.