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Genesios (?) (sixth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4413
Diameter 25 mm


Bust of the Virgin, nimbate, with Christ before her. At right, cross. At left, backwards crescent (or broken circle). Wreath border.


Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

γ - ε - ι - ν - ο - σ - υ

Γενεσίου (?)


Γενεσίου (?).

(Seal of) Genesios (?).


The bottom and top of the reverse cruciform are chipped; seemingly, there is an upsilon in ligature above the omicron on the upper arm of the cruciform and, on the lower arm, the bottom line of an epsilon (which also forms the gamma) is cut off.