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Leo imperial protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou and eparch (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Christ offering a blessing and holding the book. Sigla: ισ̅χσ̅ : Ἰησοῦς Χριστός. Between two borders of dots, a circular invocation along the circumference:

κεοηθειτσουλλεοντι

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ˊαˊσπ
.θ,επιτ,χ
.υσοτρι
.λην,επ
αρχ

βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλήνου καὶ ἐπάρχῳ

Obverse

Bust of Christ offering a blessing and holding the book. Sigla: ισ̅χσ̅ : Ἰησοῦς Χριστός. Between two borders of dots, a circular invocation along the circumference:

κεοηθειτσουλλεοντι

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ˊαˊσπ
.θ,επιτ,χ
.υσοτρι
.λην,επ
αρχ

βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλήνου καὶ ἐπάρχῳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.726
Diameter 32.0 mm; field: 22.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ ἐπὶ τοῦ Χρυσοτρικλίνου καὶ ἐπάρχῳ.

Lord, help your servant Leo imperial protospatharios epi tou Chrysotriklinou and eparch.