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Leontios (seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4067
Diameter 21 mm

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

ε - ι - λ - ν - ο - τ - ω

Λεοντίῳ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Λεοντίῳ.

Theotokos, help Leontios.

Commentary

The reverse monogram resolution is uncertain; there may be a Σ in ligature with the Ν on the right arm of the cruciform. If so, then we seem to have a misspelling of the genitive of Leo, Λεώντος. If not, the name likely stands in the dative Λεοντίῳ.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4067
Diameter 21 mm

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Accession number BZS.1958.106.4067
Diameter 21 mm

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Accession number BZS.1958.106.4067
Diameter 21 mm

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