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Leo imperial protospatharios and epi tou eidikou logou (ninth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.1312

Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2619 (omitting the owner's name)

Details

Diameter:
25 mm
Condition:
Blank too small for die.

Obverse

Leo imperial protospatharios and epi tou eidikou logou (ninth century)

Cruciform monogram of indeterminate type. In the quarters: τσ.|δλ. Indeterminate border.

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Leo imperial protospatharios and epi tou eidikou logou (ninth century)

Inscription of four lines. No border visible.

..εοντ
..σπθ
..πιτ.ικ
.λογον

Λέοντι βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶπὶ τοῦ δικοῦ λόγον

Translation

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι βασιλικῷ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ καὶ ἐπὶ τοῦ ἰδικοῦ λόγον.

Lord or Mother of God, help your servant Leo, imperial protospatharios and epi tou eidikou.

Audio

Commentary

Note the error in the last word on the reverse: it should read λόγου instead of λόγον.

 

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