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Barrabas (sixth/seventh centuries)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding child in front of her. In fields to l. and r., crosses.

None.

Reverse

Eagle with outspread wings. Above between wings, cruciform monogram. Wreath Border.

Βαραββᾷ

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin holding child in front of her. In fields to l. and r., crosses.

None.

Reverse

Eagle with outspread wings. Above between wings, cruciform monogram. Wreath Border.

Βαραββᾷ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.19
Diameter 31.0 mm; field: 23.0 mm

Translation

Βαραββᾷ

Barrabas

Commentary

The reverse monogram can also read Βαρβάρᾳ (Barbara), however a female name is less probable.