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Leo imperial protospatharios and logothetes tou dromou (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (either type V or VIII); in the corners: .σ|λ. Thin wreath border.

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Thin wreath border.

.ε̣ο̣.
τ̣ιβσπ̣
.ογοθτ
̣ρομ

[Λ]έο[ν]τι β(ασιλικῷ) σπα(θαρίῳ) (καὶ) [λ]ογοθ(έτῃ) τοῦ δρόμ(ου)

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (either type V or VIII); in the corners: .σ|λ. Thin wreath border.

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Thin wreath border.

.ε̣ο̣.
τ̣ιβσπ̣
.ογοθτ
̣ρομ

[Λ]έο[ν]τι β(ασιλικῷ) σπα(θαρίῳ) (καὶ) [λ]ογοθ(έτῃ) τοῦ δρόμ(ου)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.668
Diameter 29.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus 2, no. 423.

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 protospatharios and logothete of the Drome.

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