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Leo N., sebastos (twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Partially preserved bust of the Mother of God orans. Sigla preserved at right: θυ̅ : [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε
λεον
αστ
υνα̣

Θ(εοτό)κε [β(οή)θ(ει)] Λέον[τι σε]βαστ[ῷ] ...υνα...

Obverse

Partially preserved bust of the Mother of God orans. Sigla preserved at right: θυ̅ : [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε
λεον
αστ
υνα̣

Θ(εοτό)κε [β(οή)θ(ει)] Λέον[τι σε]βαστ[ῷ] ...υνα...

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1518
Diameter 25.0 mm
Condition Broken; half preserved.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Λέοντι σεβαστῷ ...υνα...

Mother of God, help Leo ...yna..., sebastos.