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Makrobios (fifth/sixth century)

 
 

Obverse

Eagle with uplifted wings and head turned to right. In field above head of eagle, Greek block monogram. Wreath border.

 - β - ι - κ - ο - μ - ρ - υ

Μακροβίου

Reverse

Latin inscription in three lines. Wreath border.

C
RO
I

Macrobiu

Obverse

Eagle with uplifted wings and head turned to right. In field above head of eagle, Greek block monogram. Wreath border.

 - β - ι - κ - ο - μ - ρ - υ

Μακροβίου

Reverse

Latin inscription in three lines. Wreath border.

C
RO
I

Macrobiu

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1503
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 14.0 mm

Translation

Μακροβίου. Macrobiu.

(Seal of) Makrobios. (Seal of) Macrobius.

Commentary

This bilingual seal's obverse minscule Greek monogram is resolved by the Latin inscription of the reverse.