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Leo patrikios (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

St Theodore standing, holding a spear and shield; from the inscription to the saint's left, we know that a similar figure of St George stood opposite on the side of the seal no longer preserved. Inscriptions: |θ|ε|ο|δ||ρ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεόδωρ(ος). |γ|ε||ρ|γ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

Εο
ειτ
ουλ
ντιπ
̣ι̅κι

[Κ(ύρι)]ε βο[ήθ]ει τῷ [σῷ δ]ούλ(ῳ) [Λέο]ντι π(α)[τρ]ικίῳ

Obverse

St Theodore standing, holding a spear and shield; from the inscription to the saint's left, we know that a similar figure of St George stood opposite on the side of the seal no longer preserved. Inscriptions: |θ|ε|ο|δ||ρ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεόδωρ(ος). |γ|ε||ρ|γ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

Εο
ειτ
ουλ
ντιπ
̣ι̅κι

[Κ(ύρι)]ε βο[ήθ]ει τῷ [σῷ δ]ούλ(ῳ) [Λέο]ντι π(α)[τρ]ικίῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.864
Diameter 31.0 mm
Condition Broken; half preserved.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι πατρικίῳ.

Lord, help your servant Leo, patrikios.