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Leo priest (eighth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.234

Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1095 (with erroneous DO serial number).

Details

Diameter:
30 mm
Field:
26 mm

Obverse

Leo priest (eighth century)

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΤΣ|ΔΛ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Leo priest (eighth century)

Inscription in four lines. Wreath border.

ΛΕ
ΝΤΣΠ
ΡΕΣΒΥΤ
ΕΡΟΥ

Λέωντως πρεσβυτέρου

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ. Λέωντως πρεσβυτέρου.

Theotokos, help your servant. (Seal of) the priest Leo.

Audio

Commentary

Note the poorly formed Ν at the beginning of the second line.

 

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