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Leo (?) imperial spatharios and logothetes tou dromou (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (indeterminate type); in the quarters: .σ.|λ̣. Wreath border.

Κύριε / Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σ[ῷ] δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines; top line missing. Wreath border.

Τιβσπ.
λογτ.
ρομ̣

[Λέον]τι β(ασιλικῷ) σπ[αθ(αρίῳ)] (καὶ) λογ(οθέτῃ) τ[οῦ] δρόμ(ου)

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (indeterminate type); in the quarters: .σ.|λ̣. Wreath border.

Κύριε / Θεοτόκε βοήθει [τ]ῷ σ[ῷ] δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines; top line missing. Wreath border.

Τιβσπ.
λογτ.
ρομ̣

[Λέον]τι β(ασιλικῷ) σπ[αθ(αρίῳ)] (καὶ) λογ(οθέτῃ) τ[οῦ] δρόμ(ου)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.839
Diameter 26.0 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Translation

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ λογοθέτῃ τοῦ δρόμου.

Lord (or Mother of God), help your servant Leo, imperial spatharios and logothetes tou dromou.