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Leo imperial spatharios and Logothetes tou Dromou (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

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

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σ[ῷ] δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Thin wreath border.

.ε̣ο̣ν̣
.ιβσπ
λ̣ογοθτ
ρομ

[Λ]έον[τ]ι β(ασιλικῷ) σπα(θαρίῳ) (καὶ) λογοθ(έτῃ) τοῦ δρόμ(ου)

Obverse

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

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σ[ῷ] δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Thin wreath border.

.ε̣ο̣ν̣
.ιβσπ
λ̣ογοθτ
ρομ

[Λ]έον[τ]ι β(ασιλικῷ) σπα(θαρίῳ) (καὶ) λογοθ(έτῃ) τοῦ δρόμ(ου)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.13
Diameter 29.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos, no. 2145a; Laurent, Corpus II, 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 spatharios and Logothetes tou Dromou.

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