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Leo (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Patriarchal cross mounted on a base of steps. An X on the lower transverse bar. Fleurons rise on either side. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε̅ιΥ̅
χ̣ε̅,τ
σ,λε
ντ

Κ(ύρι)ε Ἰ(ησο)ῦ Χ(ριστ)έ, β(οήθει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Λέωντα

Obverse

Patriarchal cross mounted on a base of steps. An X on the lower transverse bar. Fleurons rise on either side. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

κε̅ιΥ̅
χ̣ε̅,τ
σ,λε
ντ

Κ(ύρι)ε Ἰ(ησο)ῦ Χ(ριστ)έ, β(οήθει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Λέωντα

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2122
Diameter 27.0 mm; field: 16.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε Ἰησοῦ Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέωντα.

Lord Jesus Christ, help your servant Leo.