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Maurice (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Between crosses, a bust of the Mother of God, the medallion of Christ before her. Thin wreath border.

Reverse

A monogram combining an invocation with the owner's name: Θεοτόκε βοήθει. Μαυρικίου. Thin wreath border.

Obverse

Between crosses, a bust of the Mother of God, the medallion of Christ before her. Thin wreath border.

Reverse

A monogram combining an invocation with the owner's name: Θεοτόκε βοήθει. Μαυρικίου. Thin wreath border.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5255
Diameter 24.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει. Μαυρικίου.

Mother of God, give Thy aid. (Seal of) Maurice.

Commentary

It is possible that the owner's name was Mauros or even Maurianos.