Medallion or Token

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Object Name: 
Medallion or Token
Accession Number: 
Overall D: 1.2 cm, Th: 0.1 cm
Not on Display
perhaps 300-699
Primary Description: 
Translucent green glass; stamped. Circular disc; obverse: inscription, three lines of Greek capitals in sharp relief: 1. cross, nu (written backwards), eta; 2. (retrograde) kappa, eta, phi, omicron; 3. (retrograde) rho, omicron, nu (presumably for upsilon): Nekephorou, for Mikephorou, genitive singular of personal name Nikephoros. Reverse smooth.
Smith, Ray Winfield (American, 1897-1982), Source
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 32-33, 212, #926; BIB# 58895