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Leo Apochthmitis, protospatharios and taxiarches (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

St. Michael standing full length, holding the labarum with his right hand and a globus in his left. No inscription visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Decoration above. Border of dots.


ΛΕΟΝ
ΑˊΣΠΑΘ,
ΤΑξΙΑΡΧ,
ΟΑΠΟΧΘ
ΜΙΤΙ,

Λέον (πρωτο)σπαθ(άριος) (καὶ) ταξιάρχ(ης) ὁ Ἀποχθμίτι(ς)

Obverse

St. Michael standing full length, holding the labarum with his right hand and a globus in his left. No inscription visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Decoration above. Border of dots.


ΛΕΟΝ
ΑˊΣΠΑΘ,
ΤΑξΙΑΡΧ,
ΟΑΠΟΧΘ
ΜΙΤΙ,

Λέον (πρωτο)σπαθ(άριος) (καὶ) ταξιάρχ(ης) ὁ Ἀποχθμίτι(ς)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2458
Diameter 29.0 mm; field: 25.0 mm
Previous Editions

Seibt and Nesbitt, "Odd Surnames," no. 11.

Translation

Λέον πρωτοσπαθάριος καὶ ταξιάρχης ὁ Ἀποχθμίτις.

Leo Apochthmitis, protospatharios and taxiarches.