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Nikostratos (sixth/seventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.2335

Details

Diameter:
24 mm

Obverse

Nikostratos (sixth/seventh century)

Bust of the Virgin with medallion. Wreath border.

Reverse

Nikostratos (sixth/seventh century)

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - ι - κ - ν - ο - ρ - σ - τ - υ

Νικοστράτου

Translation

Νικοστράτου.

(Seal of) Nikostratos.

Audio

Commentary

The reverse monogram could also read as the less common name, Στρατονικίου (Stratonikios). The broken letter at the bottom of the cruciform must be an , not a Λ, to give a satisfactory reading.

 

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