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Leontios (seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.285
Diameter 23 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, facing, nimbate, with the medallion of Christ before her; he is apparently nimbate, but his features are obscured. In fields to l. and r., crosses. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Indeterminate border.

ε - ι - λ - ν - ο - τ - υ

Λεοντίου

Translation

Λεοντίου.

(Seal of) Leontios.

Commentary

If the Λ at the lower arm of the reverse monogram is actually a Α, the name would resolve to Ἀναστασίου (Anastasios) or Ἰουστινιανοῦ (Justinian).