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Leo Skeblenos, vestes (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Mother of God orans with the medallion in front of her. Sigla to either side: Μ̅-Θ̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

θκε̣.
λεοντα
ειτο
σκελι
νο

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)[θ(ει)] Λέοντα βέστι το Σκεβλινο

Obverse

Bust of Mother of God orans with the medallion in front of her. Sigla to either side: Μ̅-Θ̅ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

θκε̣.
λεοντα
ειτο
σκελι
νο

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)[θ(ει)] Λέοντα βέστι το Σκεβλινο

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3310
Diameter 15.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Λέοντα βέστι το Σκεβλινο.

Mother of God, help Leo Skeblenos, vestes.

Commentary

For other attestations of the owner of this seal, see PBW: Leon Skeblenos 20196.