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Antonios (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Eagle with head turned toward left and open wings, between which is a small cross. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Monogram. Border of dots.

α - ι - ν - ο - τ - υ - ω

Ἀντωνίου

Obverse

Eagle with head turned toward left and open wings, between which is a small cross. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Monogram. Border of dots.

α - ι - ν - ο - τ - υ - ω

Ἀντωνίου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.716
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm

Translation

Ἀντωνίου.

(Seal of) Antonios.

Commentary

Another possible reading of the reverse monogram is Ἰωάννου (John), if the Τ element in the middle is in actuality just a decorative cross. However, it seems to be intentionally placed within the monogram, and as its inclusion gives the  reading of Ἀντωνίου, it should be accepted as a Τ.