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Martyrios (?) (sixth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1782
Diameter 24 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with medallion with either a cross or a visible to the r., and perhaps to the left as well (?). Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - ι - μ - ο - ρ - τ - υ

Μαρτυρίου (?)

Translation

Μαρτυρίου (?).

(Seal of) Martyrios (?).

Commentary

The reverse monogram can be resolved in a number of ways; in addition to Martyrios as conjectured here, the monogram can be resolved as Ἀρματίου (Armatios), Ἀρμάτου (Armatos), Μαρίτου (Maritos), and Μαρτίου (Martios).

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1782
Diameter 24 mm

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Accession number BZS.1958.106.1782
Diameter 24 mm

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Accession number BZS.1958.106.1782
Diameter 24 mm

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