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Leo asekretis (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

A patriarchal cross (x at the first transverse bar) mounted on a base of three steps. Fleurons rise on both sides. Traces of a circular inscription running along the circumference within a border of dots:

.....τ......

[Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ε)ι] τῷ [σῷ δούλ(ῳ)]

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Decorations above and below. Border of dots.


λε
..τι
σηκρι
τησ


Λέ[ον]τι ἀσηκρίτης

Obverse

A patriarchal cross (x at the first transverse bar) mounted on a base of three steps. Fleurons rise on both sides. Traces of a circular inscription running along the circumference within a border of dots:

.....τ......

[Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθ(ε)ι] τῷ [σῷ δούλ(ῳ)]

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Decorations above and below. Border of dots.


λε
..τι
σηκρι
τησ


Λέ[ον]τι ἀσηκρίτης

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2001
Diameter 20.0 mm; field: 14.0 mm
Condition Corroded.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι ἀσηκρίτης.

Lord, help your servant Leo, asekretis.