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Megas (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with the medallion of Christ before her. Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - γ - ε - λ - μ - ο - υ

Μεγάλου

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with the medallion of Christ before her. Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - γ - ε - λ - μ - ο - υ

Μεγάλου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.905
Diameter 23.0 mm

Translation

Μεγάλου.

(Seal of) Megas.

Commentary

While a rare name, Μεγάλου appears on Byzantine silver stamps (Cf. Dodd, Byzantine Silver Treasures).