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Sergios bishop (?) (seventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.298

Details

Diameter:
29 mm
Field:
22 mm

Obverse

Sergios bishop (?) (seventh century)

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

γ - ε - ι - ο - ρ - σ - υ

Σεργίου

Reverse

Sergios bishop (?) (seventh century)

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

ε - ι - κ - ο - π - σ - υ - ω

ἐπισκώπου

Translation

Σεργίου ἐπισκώπου.

(Seal of) the bishop Sergios.

Audio

Commentary

The reverse monogram is uncertain, as there is clearly an Ω at the bottom, which creates an unresolvable monogram. The most likely resolution is to treat it as giving a misspelling of ἐπισκόπου as ἐπισκώπου.

 

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