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John eparch of Rome (sixth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.107
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 15 mm

Obverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

 - ι - ν - ο - υ - ω

Ἰωάννου

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

 -  - η - μ - ο - π - ρ -  - υ - χ - ω

ἐπάρχου Ῥώμης

Translation

Ἰωάννου ἐπάρχου Ῥώμης.

(Seal of) John eparch of Rome.

Commentary

Though the reverse monogram is not definite, this reading is the most likely possibility. The Σ must be contained within the Ε.