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Probos illoustrios (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with the Christ child before her. Crosses on either side. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Indeterminate border.

β - ι - λ - ο - π - ρ - σ - τ - υ

Πρόβου ἰλλουστρίου

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with the Christ child before her. Crosses on either side. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Indeterminate border.

β - ι - λ - ο - π - ρ - σ - τ - υ

Πρόβου ἰλλουστρίου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3453
Diameter 21.0 mm

Translation

Πρόβου ἰλλουστρίου.

(Seal of) Probos illoustrios.

Commentary

The reading is admittedly conjectural, but Probos illoustrios seems the most likely reading of the monogram, if we accept that the Τ is found within the Π and the Ρ within the Β.