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Nikostratos (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with medallion. Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - ι - κ - ν - ο - ρ - σ - τ - υ

Νικοστράτου

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with medallion. Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - ι - κ - ν - ο - ρ - σ - τ - υ

Νικοστράτου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2335
Diameter 24.0 mm

Translation

Νικοστράτου.

(Seal of) Nikostratos.

Commentary

The reverse monogram could also read as the less common name, Στρατονικίου (Stratonikios). The broken letter at the bottom of the cruciform must be an , not a Λ, to give a satisfactory reading.