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Leo (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of three lines, beginning with a cross. Linear border.

Χ̅Ε
ΣΚΕ
ΠΕ

Χ(ριστ)έ, σκέπε

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Linear border.

ΣΟΝ
ΔΛΟΝ
ΛΕΟΝ
ΤΝ

σὸν δοῦλον Λέονταν

Obverse

Inscription of three lines, beginning with a cross. Linear border.

Χ̅Ε
ΣΚΕ
ΠΕ

Χ(ριστ)έ, σκέπε

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Linear border.

ΣΟΝ
ΔΛΟΝ
ΛΕΟΝ
ΤΝ

σὸν δοῦλον Λέονταν

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4147
Diameter 14.0 mm

Translation

Χριστέ, σκέπε σὸν δοῦλον Λέονταν.

Christ, protect your servant Leo.

Commentary

The owner's name is here given as Leo, but the rendering of the name on the reverse suggests that it may be a variant, such as Leontas.