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Theagenes (?) (seventh/eighth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.995

Details

Diameter:
22 mm
Condition:
Very bad condition.

Obverse

Theagenes (?) (seventh/eighth century)

Bust of the Virgin with the medallion of Christ before her. Short crosses on either side. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Theagenes (?) (seventh/eighth century)

Cruciform monogram. Indeterminate border.

α - γ - ε - θ - ν - ο - σ - υ

Θεαγένους

Translation

Θεαγένους.

(Seal of) Theagenes.

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Commentary

While this name is rare, it seems at least plausible; otherwise, perhaps we may have a misspelling of Athenogenes (Ἀθενογένους).

 

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