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Nathaniel stratelates (?) (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Full-Length Virgin Hodegetria, standing, facing, nimbate holding Christ child in her left arm. Details of Christ corroded. In fields to l. and r., crosses. Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

 - η -  - ι - λ - ν - ο - ρ -  - τ - υ

Ναθαναήλ στρατηλάτου (?)

Obverse

Full-Length Virgin Hodegetria, standing, facing, nimbate holding Christ child in her left arm. Details of Christ corroded. In fields to l. and r., crosses. Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

 - η -  - ι - λ - ν - ο - ρ -  - τ - υ

Ναθαναήλ στρατηλάτου (?)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.266
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm

Translation

Ναθαναήλ στρατηλάτου (?).

(Seal of) Nathaniel stratelates (?).

Commentary

Nathaniel stratelates is a likely but by no means certain resolution of the reverse monogram.