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Leo ... (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Procopius holding a spear in his right hand and a shield in his left. Inscription to either side: |Π|Ρ|ΟΚ̣|Ο̣|Π̣: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Προκόπ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΚΕΘ,
ΛΕΟΝΤΙ
Τ,̣..Ο̣Ι̣.
Κ.

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Λέοντι τ(ῷ)..οι.κ.

Obverse

Bust of St. Procopius holding a spear in his right hand and a shield in his left. Inscription to either side: |Π|Ρ|ΟΚ̣|Ο̣|Π̣: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Προκόπ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΚΕΘ,
ΛΕΟΝΤΙ
Τ,̣..Ο̣Ι̣.
Κ.

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Λέοντι τ(ῷ)..οι.κ.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5013
Diameter 16.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Λέοντι τῷ..οι.κ..

Lord, help your servant Leo ...oi.k..

Commentary

The poor state of preservation in the last two lines of the reverse inscription makes it impossible to offer a reading of the owner's family name.