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Belisarios (sixth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.263
Diameter 21 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 1117b.

Obverse

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

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Linear border.

α - β - ε - ι - λ - ο - ρ - σ - υ

Βελισαρίου

Translation

Βελισαρίου.

(Seal of) Belisarios.

Commentary

Zacos is correct that there is no reason to identify this Belisarios with the famous general of Justinian I, but the coincidence in name and time period is striking.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.263
Diameter 21 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 1117b.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.263
Diameter 21 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 1117b.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.263
Diameter 21 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 1117b.

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