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Basilianos (?) (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Stylized angel standing, facing, nimbate, with open wings. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Indeterminate border.

α - β - ι - λ - ν - ο -  - υ

Βασιλιανοῦ (?)

Obverse

Stylized angel standing, facing, nimbate, with open wings. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Indeterminate border.

α - β - ι - λ - ν - ο -  - υ

Βασιλιανοῦ (?)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3055
Diameter 23.0 mm

Translation

Βασιλιανοῦ (?).

(Seal of) Basilianos (?).

Commentary

Σαβίνου (Sabinos), Σαβινιανοῦ (Sabinianos), and Ἰουβίνου (Ioubinos) are also valid readings of the reverse, from what can be seen. A primary issue is that the letter at the terminus of the lower arm of the cruciform is cut off; it is seemingly an α, λ, or both.