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Leo imperial kandidatos (eighth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: τσ|λ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

λ̣.
ο̣ντβ
κ̣νι
τ

Λ[έ]οντ(ι) β(ασιλικῷ) κανδιδάτ(ῳ)

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: τσ|λ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Wreath border.

λ̣.
ο̣ντβ
κ̣νι
τ

Λ[έ]οντ(ι) β(ασιλικῷ) κανδιδάτ(ῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1158
Diameter 22.0 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι βασιλικῷ κανδιδάτῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Leo, imperial kandidatos.