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Leo Blatton (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Indistinct traces of an inscription on either side. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


λεοντι
τλατ
τνιχε̅
μσκεπ
οισ

Λέοντι τῷ Βλάττωνι, Χ(ριστ)έ μου, σκέποις

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Indistinct traces of an inscription on either side. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


λεοντι
τλατ
τνιχε̅
μσκεπ
οισ

Λέοντι τῷ Βλάττωνι, Χ(ριστ)έ μου, σκέποις

Accession number BZS.1947.2.449
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1267.

Translation

Λέοντι τῷ Βλάττωνι, Χριστέ μου, σκέποις.

May you, my Christ protect Leo Blatton.

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