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Chousanios/Chasanios (sixth/seventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.2194

Details

Diameter:
31 mm

Obverse

Chousanios/Chasanios (sixth/seventh century)

Cruciform invocative monogram (type VI). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Chousanios/Chasanios (sixth/seventh century)

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - ι - λ - ν - ο - σ - υ - χ

Χουσανίου / Χασανίου

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Χουσανίου / Χασανίου

Theotokos, help Chousanios / Chasanios.

Audio

Commentary

This seal contains an Arab name, a Hellenization of either Hussein or Has(s)an.

 

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