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Megalos (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, nimbate, facing, between two crosses, with her hands raised in front of her, with Christ with a nimbus cruciform sitting on her lap. Border of dots.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. No visible border.

- γ - ε - μ - ο - υ

Μεγάλου

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, nimbate, facing, between two crosses, with her hands raised in front of her, with Christ with a nimbus cruciform sitting on her lap. Border of dots.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. No visible border.

- γ - ε - μ - ο - υ

Μεγάλου

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1688
Diameter 20.0 mm

Translation

Μεγάλου.

(Seal of) Megalos.

Commentary

While an uncommon name, Megalos seems the most likely reading of the reverse monogram.