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Boelirenus (?) (sixth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.76
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 12 mm

Obverse

Facing portrait of figure, female (?). Border of dots.

Reverse

Block monogram. Border of dots.

B -  - i - L - N - o - R

Boelireni (?)

Translation

Boelireni (?).

(Seal of) Boelirenus (?).

Commentary

The reading of this name may seem to be a stretch, as it would have to be slightly skewed, but it seems most appropriate, and is attested an a cruciform inscription on a seal in the Vatican (Laurent, Vatican, no. 301). The alternative (which is just as unattested) given by Laurent is the just as strange Renouboeli.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.76
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 12 mm
Accession number BZS.1955.1.76
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 12 mm

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.76
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 12 mm

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