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Leo (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.


θκ̅ε̣ο̣
ηθειτ
σλ
λεοντ
α

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντα

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.


θκ̅ε̣ο̣
ηθειτ
σλ
λεοντ
α

Θ(εοτό)κε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντα

Accession number BZS.1958.106.926
Diameter 19.0 mm; field: 16.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντα.

Mother of God, help your servant Leo.