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Leo ostiarios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Michael, facing, dressed in imperial garb, holding the globus cruciger in his left hand and the scepter in his right. Very worn. Sigla to left and right: Μ̄Χ̄: Μιχαήλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

  
κε,θ,
λεοντι
οστηα
ρι 

Κύριε βοήθει Λέοντι ὀστηαρίῳ

Obverse

Bust of St. Michael, facing, dressed in imperial garb, holding the globus cruciger in his left hand and the scepter in his right. Very worn. Sigla to left and right: Μ̄Χ̄: Μιχαήλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

  
κε,θ,
λεοντι
οστηα
ρι 

Κύριε βοήθει Λέοντι ὀστηαρίῳ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.778
Diameter 25.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Λέοντι ὀστηαρίῳ.

Lord, help Leo ostiarios.