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N. archbishop (?) (sixth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.2379

Details

Diameter:
23 mm

Obverse

N. archbishop (?) (sixth century)

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - ε - ι - κ - π - ρ - τ

?

Reverse

N. archbishop (?) (sixth century)

Block monogram. Border of dots.

α - ε - ι - κ - ο - π - ρ - σ - τ - υ - χ

ἀρχιεπισκόπου

Translation

. . .ἀρχιεπισκόπου.

(Seal of) N. archbishop.

Audio

Commentary

The Block Monogram can be resolved as archbishop or as ἐπαρχικοῦ; of these options, archbishop seems the most likely. The Cruciform Monogram seems to contain mostly the same letters as the block monogram, except for the lack of an expected above the Τ. It cannot be resolved.

 

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