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Martyrios (sixth/seventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.3166

Details

Diameter:
24 mm

Obverse

Martyrios (sixth/seventh century)

Bust of the Virgin with medallion of Christ before her. Crosses on either side. Wreath border.

Reverse

Martyrios (sixth/seventh century)

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - ι - μ - ο - ρ - τ - υ

Μαρτυρίου

Translation

Μαρτυρίου.

(Seal of) Martyrios.

Audio

Commentary

Other possible readings of the reverse monogram are Ἀρματίου (Armatios), Ἀρμάτου (Armatos), Μαρίτου (Maritos, or Μαρτίου (Martios). However, Martyrios is the most likely.

 

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