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Leo anthypatos, patrikios, imperial protospatharios and Domestikos ton Scholon (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A patriarchal cross (x at both transverse bars) mounted on a base of four steps. Fleurons rise on both sides. Within a border of thick dots, a circular inscription beginning at seven o'clock:

κεοηθειτσο̣υ̣λ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

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

λεον
τ,νθυπ,π
τρι̣κ
σ̣πθṢο
μ̣ε̣σ̣̣τ̣τ̣
ν.χολ

Λέοντ(ι) ἀνθυπ(άτῳ), πατρικ(ίῳ), β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) δομεστ(ίκῳ) τῶν [σ]χολ(ῶν)

Obverse

A patriarchal cross (x at both transverse bars) mounted on a base of four steps. Fleurons rise on both sides. Within a border of thick dots, a circular inscription beginning at seven o'clock:

κεοηθειτσο̣υ̣λ,

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ)

Reverse

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

λεον
τ,νθυπ,π
τρι̣κ
σ̣πθṢο
μ̣ε̣σ̣̣τ̣τ̣
ν.χολ

Λέοντ(ι) ἀνθυπ(άτῳ), πατρικ(ίῳ), β(ασιλικῷ) (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) δομεστ(ίκῳ) τῶν [σ]χολ(ῶν)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2081
Diameter 26.0 mm; field: 21.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι ἀνυθπάτῳ, πατρικίῳ, βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ δομεστίκῳ τῶν σχολῶν.

Lord, help your servant Leo, anthypatos, patrikios, imperial protospatharios and Domestic of the Schools.