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Amulet gem: Saint Leontius
CBd-Number:
CBd-1505
ID-Number:
US-NY-ANS_0000.999.35852
Collection:
US_New York, American Numismatic Society
Inventory:
0000.999.35852
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 335; Schwartz–Schwartz, 51; Spier, Gems, no. 616; Michel, DMG, no. 20.1_2
Former Collections:
Newell, Edward T. Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
32 x 15 x 3 mm
Iconography:
saint; clothing, unspecified; crosses (2); gesture, orant; sarcophagus

A: Figure standing to front, head to left, with both hands raised. The figure wears a long, patterned dress, and is standing upon or rising from a sarcophagus (?). He is flanked by two tall crosses on each side.
B: Inscription in five lines: αγι|ελ|εο|ντ|ι → Ἅγιε Λεόντι. 'Saint Leontius (in vocative form?)

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1505
Schwartz - Schwartz on CBd-1505
Spier, Gems on CBd-1505
http://numismatics.org/collection/0000.999.35852" target="_blank">The American Numismatic Society Collections database on CBd-1505
 

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CBd-1505. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1505 on 23-05-2022.

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