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John priest (sixth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2790
Diameter 25 mm

Obverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - ι - ν - ο - υ - ω

Ἰωάννου

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

β - ε - ι - ο - π - ρ - σ - τ - υ

πρεσβυτέρου

Translation

Ἰωάννου πρεσβυτέρου.

(Seal of) John priest.

Commentary

The resolution to the reverse monogram is uncertain as the bottom letter of the cruciform is cut-off; however there would assuredly be enough space for a β. The ο must be contained within the β or ρ (in a sort of ligature with the υ).

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2790
Diameter 25 mm

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Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2790
Diameter 25 mm

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Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2790
Diameter 25 mm

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