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Leo Makellarios (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1496
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Deformed.

Obverse

A fantastic animal--likely a griffin--in profile, moving toward the left. No inscription is visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Indeterminate border.

ΚΕο
.θηλεον
...μακ
..αριω

Κύριε βοήθει Λέοντι τῷ Μακελλαρίῳ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Λέοντι τῷ Μακελλαρίῳ.

Lord, help Leo Makellarios.