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Leo (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1492
Diameter 16 mm
Field diameter 12 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas, facing, wearing episcopal garments, holding a book in his left hand and blessing with his right. Inscription in columns to both sides: |Ν|Ι |Κ,|ΛΑ|Ο,: ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in three lines. Border of dots.

κε̄,θ,
τσ
λεoντ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι.

Lord, help your servant Leo.