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Leo Beridares (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Epigraphy on either side: |ΝΙ|ΚΟΛ|Α|ΟΣ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΣΚΕΠΟΙΣ
ΛΕΟΝΤΑ
ΤΟΝΕΡΙΑ
ΡΗΝΜΑ
ΚΑΡ

σκέποις Λέοντα τὸν Βεριδάρην, μάκαρ

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Epigraphy on either side: |ΝΙ|ΚΟΛ|Α|ΟΣ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΣΚΕΠΟΙΣ
ΛΕΟΝΤΑ
ΤΟΝΕΡΙΑ
ΡΗΝΜΑ
ΚΑΡ

σκέποις Λέοντα τὸν Βεριδάρην, μάκαρ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4181
Diameter 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2033a.

Translation

σκέποις Λέοντα τὸν Βεριδάρην, μάκαρ.

Blessed one, may you protect Leo Beridares.

Commentary