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Probos illoustrios (sixth/seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3453
Diameter 21 mm


Bust of the Virgin with the Christ child before her. Crosses on either side. Indeterminate border.


Cruciform monogram. Indeterminate border.

β - ι - λ - ο - π - ρ - σ - τ - υ

Πρόβου ἰλλουστρίου


Πρόβου ἰλλουστρίου.

(Seal of) Probos illoustrios.


The reading is admittedly conjectural, but Probos illoustrios seems the most likely reading of the monogram, if we accept that the Τ is found within the Π and the Ρ within the Β.