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Bonosos (sixth/seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4117
Diameter 17 mm

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, nimbate, holding the Christ-child in her r. arm. He has nimbus cruciger. Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

β - ν - ο - σ - υ

Βονόσου

Translation

Βονόσου.

(Seal of) Bonosos.

Commentary

The name in the reverse monogram is clearly Bonosos, however it is spelled unusually, as typically it is Βονώσου. Of course, an ο for ω mistake is both likely and common.

 

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4117
Diameter 17 mm

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Accession number BZS.1958.106.4117
Diameter 17 mm

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Accession number BZS.1958.106.4117
Diameter 17 mm

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