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Leo Spondyles (twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Sigla on either side: |ν|ικ|ολ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλ(αος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

Τ̅σπον
δ̣υλλε
..τμ
κρμε
σκεπ

τ(ὸν) Σπονδύλην Λέ[ον]τα μάκαρ με σκέπ(οις)

Obverse

Bust of St Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Sigla on either side: |ν|ικ|ολ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Νικόλ(αος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

Τ̅σπον
δ̣υλλε
..τμ
κρμε
σκεπ

τ(ὸν) Σπονδύλην Λέ[ον]τα μάκαρ με σκέπ(οις)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1776
Diameter 19.0 mm

Translation

τὸν Σπονδύλην Λέοντα μάκαρ με σκέποις.

Blessed one, may you protect me, Leo Spondyles.

Commentary

Metrical inscription.