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Leo Gabras (twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Two standing saints. At left, St. Nicholas, holding the book and offering a blessing. Inscription: νι|κο|λα|ο|σ : Νικόλαος. On the right, St. George holding a spear and shield. Inscription: Γε|ρ|γι|οσ : Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


λεοντα
γαραν
υσγι
νσκεποι
σ

Λέοντα Γαβρᾶν, δυὰς ἁγίων, σκέποις

Obverse

Two standing saints. At left, St. Nicholas, holding the book and offering a blessing. Inscription: νι|κο|λα|ο|σ : Νικόλαος. On the right, St. George holding a spear and shield. Inscription: Γε|ρ|γι|οσ : Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


λεοντα
γαραν
υσγι
νσκεποι
σ

Λέοντα Γαβρᾶν, δυὰς ἁγίων, σκέποις

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.481
Diameter 26.0 mm; field: 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1252.

Translation

Λέοντα Γαβρᾶν, δυὰς ἁγίων, σκέποις.

May you, pair of saints, protect Leo Gabras.

Commentary