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Leontios (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Saint Nicholas with short beard, blessing with right hand and holding book in left. Inscription partially preserved at left: |ν|ι ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νι[κόλ(αος)]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of at least four lines, first line lost. Border of dots. 

....
Σ
Δ̣Λ,ΛΕ
ΝΤΙ

[Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τ]ῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ) Λε[ο]ντίῳ

Obverse

Bust of Saint Nicholas with short beard, blessing with right hand and holding book in left. Inscription partially preserved at left: |ν|ι ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νι[κόλ(αος)]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of at least four lines, first line lost. Border of dots. 

....
Σ
Δ̣Λ,ΛΕ
ΝΤΙ

[Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει τ]ῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ) Λε[ο]ντίῳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2717
Diameter 18.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λεοντίῳ.

Lord, help your servant Leontios.