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Leo Triaditziotes, vestiarites (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

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

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε,θ,
λεοντα
εστιαρι
τιτοτρι
αδιζτι
τι

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Λέοντα βεστιαρίτι(ν) τὸ(ν) Τριαδιζτιώτι(ν)

Obverse

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

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε,θ,
λεοντα
εστιαρι
τιτοτρι
αδιζτι
τι

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Λέοντα βεστιαρίτι(ν) τὸ(ν) Τριαδιζτιώτι(ν)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.186
Diameter 19.0 mm; field: 13.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Λέοντα βεστιαρίτιν τὸν Τριαδιζτιώτιν.

Mother of God, help Leo Triaditziotes, vestiarites.

Commentary

Note the inversion of the zeta and tau in the second last line of the reverse.