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Leo hypatos (eighth/ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). In the quarters: τωσω|λω. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, a cross above and below. Wreath border.


λ̣εον
τιυπ
̣τ

Λέοντι ὑπάτῳ

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). In the quarters: τωσω|λω. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, a cross above and below. Wreath border.


λ̣εον
τιυπ
̣τ

Λέοντι ὑπάτῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1331
Diameter 28.0 mm; field: 24.0 mm
Condition Chipped along the circumference.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι ὑπάτῳ.

Mother of God, help your servant Leo, hypatos.