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Nonnos (?) exkoubitor (seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Wreath border.

β - ε - η - θ - ι - κ - ο - τ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

β - ε - ι - κ - ν - ξ - ο - ρ - τ - υ - ω

Νόννῳ ἐξκουβίτορι

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Wreath border.

β - ε - η - θ - ι - κ - ο - τ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

β - ε - ι - κ - ν - ξ - ο - ρ - τ - υ - ω

Νόννῳ ἐξκουβίτορι

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2883
Diameter 24.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Νόννῳ ἐξκουβίτορι.

Theotokos, help Nonnos (?) exkoubitor.

Commentary

The name within the complex monogram is uncertain; Nonnos is a possibility and a common name, but other names are possiblie, including Sissinios and Nikon.