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Staurakios (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

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

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - ι - κ - ο - ρ - σ - τ - υ

Σταυρακίου

Obverse

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

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - ι - κ - ο - ρ - σ - τ - υ

Σταυρακίου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3815
Diameter 21.0 mm

Translation

Σταυρακίου.

(Seal of) Staurakios.

Commentary

The Ο in the reverse monogram can be found in the loop of the Ρ.