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Leo Gourniotes, vestarches (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

St Nicholas standing, holding the book and offering a blessing. Sigla visible on either side: |νι|κολ|αο|σ : ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.

  
λεν
εσταρχ̣,
Γ̣ρνι
τ̣η̣σ̣

Λέων [β]εστάρχ(ης) [ὁ] Γουρνιώτης

Obverse

St Nicholas standing, holding the book and offering a blessing. Sigla visible on either side: |νι|κολ|αο|σ : ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.

  
λεν
εσταρχ̣,
Γ̣ρνι
τ̣η̣σ̣

Λέων [β]εστάρχ(ης) [ὁ] Γουρνιώτης

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1697
Diameter 18.0 mm
Condition Chipped along the circumference. Blank too small for die.

Translation

Λέων βεστάρχης ὁ Γουρνιώτης.

Leo Gourniotes, vestarches.