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Eustathios (sixth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.1783

Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 1224 (with the name read as Thettalos).

Details

Diameter:
18 mm

Obverse

Eustathios (sixth century)

Standing Virgin holding the Christ-child in her l. arm. Border of dots.

Reverse

Eustathios (sixth century)

Cruciform monogram. Border of dots.

α - ε - θ - ι - ο - σ - τ - υ

Εσταθίου

Translation

Εὐσταθίου

Eustathios

Audio

Commentary

Zacos reads the monogram on this seal as Θεττάλου (Thettalos), which, although possible, seems quiet unlikely. Much more likely is the name Eustathios, with the Σ found within the Ε on the right arm of the cruciform.

 

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