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Leo (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of a saint. Within an indeterminate border, a circular inscription beginning at nine o'clock:

ΚΕΟΗ...ΣΩΔ.

Κ(ύρι)ε βοή[θει τῷ] σῷ δού[λῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̣
ΟΗΘ
ΤΣΔ̣
ΛΕΟΝ
Τ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ[ούλῳ] Λέοντ(ι)

Obverse

Bust of a saint. Within an indeterminate border, a circular inscription beginning at nine o'clock:

ΚΕΟΗ...ΣΩΔ.

Κ(ύρι)ε βοή[θει τῷ] σῷ δού[λῳ]

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̣
ΟΗΘ
ΤΣΔ̣
ΛΕΟΝ
Τ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ[ούλῳ] Λέοντ(ι)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.288
Diameter 21.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ. Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι.

Lord, help your servant. Lord, help your servant Leo.