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Hyakinthos (sixth/seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.711
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Laurent, Orghidan, no. 504.

Obverse

Eagle with head turned toward right and open wings, between which is a cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - θ - ι - κ - ν - ο - υ

Ὑακίνθου

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ὑακίνθου.

Theotokos, lend Thy aid. (Seal of) Hyakinthos.

Commentary

The apparent ligature at the left is in actuality the result of a double strike, duplicating the Ν.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.711
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Laurent, Orghidan, no. 504.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.711
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Laurent, Orghidan, no. 504.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.711
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Laurent, Orghidan, no. 504.

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