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Token “of the month of June” (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin. Details obscure. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

Μ
ΙΝΙ
ΟΥ

μη(νὸς) Ἰουνίου

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin. Details obscure. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Border of dots.

Μ
ΙΝΙ
ΟΥ

μη(νὸς) Ἰουνίου

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4792
Diameter 21.0 mm; field: 15.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos–Veglery, no. 1147; Laurent, Corpus 5.3: no. 1926.

Translation

μηνὸς Ἰουνίου.

(Token) of the month of June.

Commentary

Zacos–Veglery and Laurent provide different readings of this token. Zacos–Veglery read μη(τροπολίτου) Ἰουνίου, and Laurent μη(νὸς) Ἰουνίου. We follow Laurent’s reading.