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Bonosos (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

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

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

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4117
Diameter 17.0 mm

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.