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John priest (sixth century)

 
 

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

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

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2790
Diameter 25.0 mm

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).