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Azales/Zoula (sixth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.264
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 1234.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, facing, nimbate, wearing chiton and maphorion. Before her is a bust of Christ with nimbus cruciform and surrounded by oval aureole. In fields to l. and r., crosses. Linear border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Linear border.

 - ζ - λ - ο - υ

Ἀζάλου/Ζούλα

Translation

Ἀζάλου/Ζούλα.

(Seal of) Azales/Zoula.

Commentary

The name within the reverse monogram is seemingly of foreign origin, and perhaps, a female name; Azales is a Semitic name.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.264
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 1234.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.264
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 1234.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.264
Diameter 22 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 1234.

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