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Token (?) (seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.320
Diameter 18 mm
Condition No channel; token (?).

Obverse

Block monogram; Θ and Β above monogram indicating invocation. Indeterminate border.

ΘΒ
β - ε - ι - μ - ο - ρ - υ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει . . .?

Reverse

Cross flanked below by letter to l. and letter to r. Indeterminate border.

Ε-Υ

εὐλογία

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει N. (?). εὐλογία

Theotokos, help N. (?). Blessing.

Commentary

This is not a seal: there is no channel and the discs have a 6 o'clock relationship. Additionally both sides are quite strange. The obverse is seemingly unresolvable and may actually contain two B's, though one may be an E; neither option offers a solution.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.320
Diameter 18 mm
Condition No channel; token (?).

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1955.1.320
Diameter 18 mm
Condition No channel; token (?).

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.320
Diameter 18 mm
Condition No channel; token (?).

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