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Ioannikios (?) (sixth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.72
Diameter 25 mm


The Virgin facing, nimbate, seated upon a throne, with a nimbate Christ seated on her lap. Indeterminate border.


Block monogram; in the left field, a palm (?) tree. Indeterminate border.

 - ι - κ - ν - ο - τ - υ - ω

Ιωαννικίου (?)


Ιωαννικίου (?).

(Seal of) Ioannikios (?).


The monogram is unclear; what appears to be a cross atop the left arm of the Ω may actually be a Τ, and the floating Ν above may actually be a Χ or a triangular letter such as a Δ. Additionally, the apparent tree on the left may actually be the remains of worn letters.