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Megalos (sixth/seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1688
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, nimbate, facing, between two crosses, with her hands raised in front of her, with Christ with a nimbus cruciform sitting on her lap. Border of dots.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. No visible border.

- γ - ε - μ - ο - υ

Μεγάλου

Translation

Μεγάλου.

(Seal of) Megalos.

Commentary

While an uncommon name, Megalos seems the most likely reading of the reverse monogram.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1688
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1688
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1688
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

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