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Leo hypatos (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of three lines beginning with a cross. Tendril pattern with oval fruit or plant between the tendrils at the bottom. Wreath border.

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ΟΝΤΙΥ
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Λέοντι ὑπάτῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of three lines beginning with a cross. Tendril pattern with oval fruit or plant between the tendrils at the bottom. Wreath border.

ΛΕ
ΟΝΤΙΥ
ΠΤΩ
 

Λέοντι ὑπάτῳ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.525
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 15.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos 1535.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Λέοντι ὑπάτῳ.

Mother of God, help Leo, hypatos.