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Leo cleric (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4725
Diameter 20 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. Leontios, nimbate, holding a small cross. No sigla visible. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with decoration below. Border of dots.

ΚΕΘ,
ΤΣΔ,
ΛΕΟΝΤΑ
ΚΛ,Ρ,Κ,
·

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντα κληρικ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντα κληρικῷ.

Lord, help your servant Leo cleric.

Commentary

Note that the words "your servant" are given properly in the dative case, whereas the name of the owner is given in the accusative.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4725
Diameter 20 mm

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Accession number BZS.1955.1.4725
Diameter 20 mm

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Accession number BZS.1955.1.4725
Diameter 20 mm