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Martyrios (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with medallion of Christ before her. Crosses on either side. Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - ι - μ - ο - ρ - τ - υ

Μαρτυρίου

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with medallion of Christ before her. Crosses on either side. Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - ι - μ - ο - ρ - τ - υ

Μαρτυρίου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3166
Diameter 24.0 mm

Translation

Μαρτυρίου.

(Seal of) Martyrios.

Commentary

Other possible readings of the reverse monogram are Ἀρματίου (Armatios), Ἀρμάτου (Armatos), Μαρίτου (Maritos, or Μαρτίου (Martios). However, Martyrios is the most likely.