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Vasakios (?) (seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

The owner's name given in an unusual combination of letters, the middle letters in ligature: ΒΚ : Βασακίου? A small cross visible at right. Border of thick dots.

Βασακίου

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of thick dots.


δου
λτισ
θεοτο
κ

δούλου τις Θεοτόκου

Obverse

The owner's name given in an unusual combination of letters, the middle letters in ligature: ΒΚ : Βασακίου? A small cross visible at right. Border of thick dots.

Βασακίου

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of thick dots.


δου
λτισ
θεοτο
κ

δούλου τις Θεοτόκου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1435
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm

Translation

Βασακίου δούλου τις Θεοτόκου.

(Seal of) Vasakios, servant of the Theotokos.

Commentary

The reading of the owner's name is by no means certain.