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Leo Goudeles, imperial protospatharios and strategos (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Archangel Michael, wings outspread. Details indistinct. Sigla on either side: Μ̅Χ̅: Μ(ι)χ(αήλ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. A decoration above. Border of dots.

  
ΛΕΟΝ
̣.ΣΠΑΘ,̣
Σ̣ΤΡΑ,Τ
ΓΕΛ
Η

Λέον(τι) β(ασιλικῷ) [(πρωτο)]σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) στρα(τηγῳ) τῷ Γουδέλῃ

Obverse

Bust of the Archangel Michael, wings outspread. Details indistinct. Sigla on either side: Μ̅Χ̅: Μ(ι)χ(αήλ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. A decoration above. Border of dots.

  
ΛΕΟΝ
̣.ΣΠΑΘ,̣
Σ̣ΤΡΑ,Τ
ΓΕΛ
Η

Λέον(τι) β(ασιλικῷ) [(πρωτο)]σπαθ(αρίῳ) (καὶ) στρα(τηγῳ) τῷ Γουδέλῃ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3747
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

Translation

Λέοντι βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῳ τῷ Γουδέλῃ.

(Lord, help) Leo Goudeles, imperial protospatharios and strategos.

Commentary

Jordanov has published two seals attributed to Leo Goudeles; see Corpus II, no. 149; III, no. 1556.