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Xenon (?) (sixth century)

 
 

Obverse

A cross in a circle. Double wreath border (from overstrike).

Reverse

Block Monogram. Indeterminate border.

ε - ν - ξ - ο - σ - υ - ω

Ξενώνος (?)

Obverse

A cross in a circle. Double wreath border (from overstrike).

Reverse

Block Monogram. Indeterminate border.

ε - ν - ξ - ο - σ - υ - ω

Ξενώνος (?)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2858
Diameter 21.0 mm

Translation

Ξενώνος (?).

(Seal of) Xenon (?).

Commentary

The reading of the block monogram is uncertain, but Xenon seems most likely; however this does not explain the Υ that seems to be present within the perched on the upper left of the monogram.