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Leo anthypatos, patrikios, and imperial protospatharios (ninth/tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of four steps. Within concentric borders of dots, a circular inscription beginning at seven o'clock:

ΚΕΟ̣........ΔΟΥΛ̣

Κ(ύρι)ε βο[ήθει τῷ σῷ] δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a row of three pellets below. Border of dots.

̣ΛΕΟ.
Τ
Ν̣ΘΠ
ΤΡΙΚ
͂ΣΠΘ 
 

Λέο[ν]τ(ι) ἀνθ(υπάτῳ) πατρικ(ίῳ καὶ) β(ασιλικῷ πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ)

Obverse

A patriarchal cross mounted on a base of four steps. Within concentric borders of dots, a circular inscription beginning at seven o'clock:

ΚΕΟ̣........ΔΟΥΛ̣

Κ(ύρι)ε βο[ήθει τῷ σῷ] δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a row of three pellets below. Border of dots.

̣ΛΕΟ.
Τ
Ν̣ΘΠ
ΤΡΙΚ
͂ΣΠΘ 
 

Λέο[ν]τ(ι) ἀνθ(υπάτῳ) πατρικ(ίῳ καὶ) β(ασιλικῷ πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3395
Diameter 19.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι ἀνθυπάτῳ, πατρικίῳ καὶ βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ.

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