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Leo patrikios (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, facing, orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla visible to the right: Θ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in three lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚ̄Ε͵͵.
λεοντ.
π̄Ρ̄Ῑκ..

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Λέοντι πατρικίῳ

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, facing, orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla visible to the right: Θ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in three lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚ̄Ε͵͵.
λεοντ.
π̄Ρ̄Ῑκ..

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Λέοντι πατρικίῳ

Accession number BZS.1947.2.794
Diameter 16.0 mm; field: 11.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Λέοντι πατρικίῳ.

Theotokos, help Leo patrikios.