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Leo Botaniates, protospatharios and strategos of Dyrrachion (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1045
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Corroded (obv.); double-struck.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 12.9.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with both hands raised in front of her. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Traces of circular inscription along the circumference.

ΘΚΕΟΗΘΕ.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

ΛΕΟΝΤ,
ΣΠΘ,
ΣΤ.ΤΗΓ,
ΔΥΡΧΙ
ΟΤ
ΙΤ

Λέοντι πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγ Δυραχίου ὁ Βοτανιάτης

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Λέοντι πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ στρατηγῷ Δυραχίου ὁ Βοτανιάτης.

Theotokos, help Leo Botaniates protospatharios and strategos of Dyracchion.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1045
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Corroded (obv.); double-struck.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 12.9.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1045
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Corroded (obv.); double-struck.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 12.9.

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