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Leontakios (sixth/seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3046
Diameter 19 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, facing, nimbate and wearing maphorion, with medallion of Christ before her. He is also nimbate. In fields to l. and r., crosses. Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

 - ε - ι - κ - λ - ν - ο - τ - υ

Λεοντακίου

Translation

Λεοντακίου.

(Seal of) Leontakios.

Commentary

While a rare name, Leontakios seems to be the appropriate reading of the reverse monogram.