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Menalaos . . . (?) (sixth/seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.112
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 12 mm

Obverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

 -  - λ - μ - ν - ο - υ

Μενελάου

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

β - δ -  - ι - λ - ο - ρ -  - υ - φ

?

Translation

Μενελάου . . .

(Seal of) Menelaos. . .

Commentary

The ε in ligature with the μ on the obverse is lightly but clearly struck. The reverse is a mystery; the letter on the left arm is badly worn, it could be a β, ρ, or even a φ, though none would make the resolution of the monogram clear.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.112
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 12 mm

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Accession number BZS.1955.1.112
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 12 mm

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Accession number BZS.1955.1.112
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 12 mm

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