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Leo (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of three lines, beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΧΕ
ΣΚΕ
ΠΕ

Χ(ριστ)έ, σκέπε

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ΤΟΝ
ΔΛΟΝ
ΣΛΕΟΝ
ΤΑΝ

τὸν δοῦλον σ(ου) Λέονταν

Obverse

Inscription of three lines, beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΧΕ
ΣΚΕ
ΠΕ

Χ(ριστ)έ, σκέπε

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

ΤΟΝ
ΔΛΟΝ
ΣΛΕΟΝ
ΤΑΝ

τὸν δοῦλον σ(ου) Λέονταν

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1598
Diameter 16.0 mm

Translation

Χριστὲ σκέπε τὸν δοῦλον σου Λέονταν.

Christ, help your servant Leo.

Commentary

Note that the owner's could be Leontas, a variant of Leo.