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Leo synkellos (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription: Μ̅Θ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε̅,Θ,
λεοντι
συγκε
λλ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Λέοντι συγκέλλῳ

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. Inscription: Μ̅Θ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε̅,Θ,
λεοντι
συγκε
λλ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Λέοντι συγκέλλῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.322
Diameter 16.0 mm; field: 10.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Λέοντι συγκέλλῳ.

Theotokos, help the synkellos Leo.