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Leo Chrysobalanites, asekretis and chartoularios (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.


.κ̅ε,θ,
.ε̣ον,σι
..ητ,Sχρ
.λ,το
̣̣λ̣ν̣.

[Θ(εοτό)]κε β(οή)θ(ει) Λέον(τι) ἀσι[κρ]ῆτ(ις) (καὶ) χαρ[τ]ουλ(αρίῳ) το Χρ(υσο)βαλαν[ί(τῃ)]

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.


.κ̅ε,θ,
.ε̣ον,σι
..ητ,Sχρ
.λ,το
̣̣λ̣ν̣.

[Θ(εοτό)]κε β(οή)θ(ει) Λέον(τι) ἀσι[κρ]ῆτ(ις) (καὶ) χαρ[τ]ουλ(αρίῳ) το Χρ(υσο)βαλαν[ί(τῃ)]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1450
Diameter 21.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Λέοντι ἀσηκρῆτις καὶ χαρτουλαρίῳ το Χρυσοβαλανίτῃ.

Mother of God, help Leo Chrysobalanites, asekretis and chartoularios.