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Leo imperial strator and ek prosopou (eighth/ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross between fleurons above. Wreath border.


λεοντι
̣στρτο
ρικ𐆂εκπρ.
σ̣̣π̣ο̣.

Λέοντι β(ασιλικῷ) στράτορι κ(αὶ) ἐκ πρ[ο]σώπο[υ]

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross between fleurons above. Wreath border.


λεοντι
̣στρτο
ρικ𐆂εκπρ.
σ̣̣π̣ο̣.

Λέοντι β(ασιλικῷ) στράτορι κ(αὶ) ἐκ πρ[ο]σώπο[υ]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4625
Diameter 25.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Λέοντι βασιλικῷ στράτορι καὶ ἐκ προσώπου.

Mother of God, help Leo, imperial strator and ek prosopou.