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Leontios ostiarios (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing, and holding a book. Inscription: |ΝΙ|Κ : ὀ ἅ(γιος) Νικ[όλ(αος)]. Along the circumference an invocation. Border of dots.

κεοηθ,τσ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ)

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Inscription in the quarters: οστι|αρΙ. Linear border.

ε - ι - λ - ν - τ - ω

Λεωντίῳ ὀστιαρίῳ

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing, and holding a book. Inscription: |ΝΙ|Κ : ὀ ἅ(γιος) Νικ[όλ(αος)]. Along the circumference an invocation. Border of dots.

κεοηθ,τσ

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ)

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Inscription in the quarters: οστι|αρΙ. Linear border.

ε - ι - λ - ν - τ - ω

Λεωντίῳ ὀστιαρίῳ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2804
Diameter 24.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λεοντίῳ ὀστιαρίῳ.

Lord, help your servant Leontios, ostiarios.