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Bardarios (sixth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with the medallion of Christ between two short crosses. Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

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Βαρδαρίου

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with the medallion of Christ between two short crosses. Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

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Βαρδαρίου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2989
Diameter 24.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm

Translation

Βαρδαρίου.

(Seal of) Bardarios.

Commentary

Bardarios is the simplest and most likely resolution of the monogram; other possibilities include Βαρδουαρίου (Bardouarios), or perhaps, Βοραδίου (Boradios).