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Damianos (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the Child in her left arm; a cross above the Child's head. Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Letters preserved: ιμν : [Δ]αμιανοῦ. Wreath border.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the Child in her left arm; a cross above the Child's head. Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Letters preserved: ιμν : [Δ]αμιανοῦ. Wreath border.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4026
Diameter 25.0 mm
Condition Chipped.

Translation

Δαμιανοῦ.

(Seal of) Damianos.

Commentary

The reading of the name Damianos depends on the assumption that delta is the letter missing at the top of the monogram.