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Leo hypatos (sixth/seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.110
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 16 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 409.

Obverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

ε - λ - ν - ο - σ - τ

Λέοντος

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - ο - π - τ - υ

ὑπάτου

Translation

Λέοντος ὑπάτου.

(Seal of) Leo hypatos.

Commentary

Many of the letters in both monograms are cramped against the wreath border, especially on the obverse. The most radical case within the obverse is that of the ο above the T at the top of the cruciform, which has been reduced to a miniscule oval.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.110
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 16 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 409.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.110
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 16 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 409.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.110
Diameter 29 mm
Field diameter 16 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 409.

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