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Basil Theodore (sixth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - β - ε - ι - λ - ο - σ - υ

Βασιλείου

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

δ - ε - θ - ο - ρ - υ - ω

Θεωδόρου

Obverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - β - ε - ι - λ - ο - σ - υ

Βασιλείου

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

δ - ε - θ - ο - ρ - υ - ω

Θεωδόρου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2749
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 15.0 mm

Translation

Βασιλείου Θεωδόρου.

(Seal of) Basil Theodore.

Commentary

It is possible that the apparent Ε at the right arm of the obverse cruciform is only a σ, rendering the likely reading Βάσσου. Additionally, the central θ in the reverse cruciform seems crossed from the top as well, making it seem to double as a φ; however this gives no resolution.