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Polyeuktos metropolitan (seventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.208

Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 945.

Details

Diameter:
20 mm
Field:
16 mm

Obverse

Polyeuktos metropolitan (seventh century)

Cruciform monogram. Border of dots.

ε - κ - λ - ο - π - τ - υ

Πολυεύκτου

Reverse

Polyeuktos metropolitan (seventh century)

Cruciform monogram. Border of dots.

η - ι - λ - μ - ο - π - ρ - τ - υ

μητροπολίτου

Translation

Πολεύκτου μητροπολίτου.

(Seal of) the metropolitan Polyeuktos.

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Commentary

Laurent proposed identifying the owner of this seal as Polyeuktos of Myra, who assisted at the sixth ecumenical council (680-81) (Mansi XI, 692).

 

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