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Leo, imperial cleric and hebdomarios (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with the medallion of Christ. Inscription: μρ̅θυ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Circular inscription within indeterminate border.

ΘΚΕΘ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Indeterminate border.

..ΟΝΤΙ
..ΛΗΡΙ
..ΚΑΙΕ
..ΜΑΡΙ

Λέοντι βασιλικῷ κληρικῷ καὶ ἑβδομαρί

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with the medallion of Christ. Inscription: μρ̅θυ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Circular inscription within indeterminate border.

ΘΚΕΘ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Indeterminate border.

..ΟΝΤΙ
..ΛΗΡΙ
..ΚΑΙΕ
..ΜΑΡΙ

Λέοντι βασιλικῷ κληρικῷ καὶ ἑβδομαρί

Accession number BZS.1958.106.133
Diameter 23.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι βασιλικῷ κληρικῷ καὶ ἑβδομαρίῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant Leo imperial klerikos and hebdomarios.