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Leo ostiarios (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

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

Reverse

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


θκ̅ε,θ,
λεοντι
οστηα
ρι

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Λέοντι ὀστηαρίῳ

Obverse

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

Reverse

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


θκ̅ε,θ,
λεοντι
οστηα
ρι

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Λέοντι ὀστηαρίῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2189
Diameter 20.0 mm; field: 15.0 mm
Condition Chipped along the circumference.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Λέοντι ὀστηαρίῳ.

Mother of God, help Leo, ostiarios.