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Leo Kastamonites (twelfth/thirteenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Sigla: ι|κλ|α| : ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Thin wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

λεον
οκαστα
μονιτι
σ

Λέον ὁ Κασταμονίτις

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas holding the book and offering a blessing. Sigla: ι|κλ|α| : ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Thin wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

λεον
οκαστα
μονιτι
σ

Λέον ὁ Κασταμονίτις

Accession number BZS.1958.106.172
Diameter 17.0 mm; field: 15.0 mm

Translation

Λέον ὁ Κασταμονίτις

Leo Kastamonites

Commentary

Not a particularly well-crafted inscription.