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Agapitos (sixth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, facing, nimbate, between two crosses, with Christ with nimbus cruciform before her. Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Border of dots.

 - γ - ι - ο - π - τ - υ

Αγαπιτοῦ

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, facing, nimbate, between two crosses, with Christ with nimbus cruciform before her. Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Border of dots.

 - γ - ι - ο - π - τ - υ

Αγαπιτοῦ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.198
Diameter 21.0 mm

Translation

Αγαπιτοῦ.

(Seal of) Agapitos.

Commentary

The letter at the end of the right arm on the reverse monogram must be an Ε, Π, or Σ. Only the π gives a satisfactory resolution, as Αγαπιτοῦ is an attested alternative spelling for Αγαπητοῦ.