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Anonymous (seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with a bust of Christ before her; flanked by crosslets; wreath border.

Reverse

Busts of two uncertain holy figures; wreath border.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with a bust of Christ before her; flanked by crosslets; wreath border.

Reverse

Busts of two uncertain holy figures; wreath border.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1811
Diameter 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 7, no. 7.4.

Translation

Commentary

The relative size of the figures on the reverse suggest that this could be an image of the Virgin, at the left, with the Christ Child at the right. Some early similar examples are published by Zacos-Veglery, BLS, 1:2, nos. 1118, 1203, 1215 and 1:3, no. 2943.