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Pantaleon (?) protos (twelfth/thirteenth century ?)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.3056

Details

Diameter:
25 mm
Field:
19 mm

Obverse

Pantaleon (?) protos (twelfth/thirteenth century ?)

Block monogram. Border of dots.

α - ε - ι - λ - ν - π - τ

Πανταλέοντι

Reverse

Pantaleon (?) protos (twelfth/thirteenth century ?)

Block monogram. Border of dots.

π - ρ - τ - ω

πρώτῳ

Translation

Πανταλέοντι πρώτῳ.

Pantaleon protos.

Audio

Commentary

This is a strange seal, neither easy to read nor to place. The block monograms do not seem to be authentically sixth century, but much latter archaisms. The name monogram is missing an ο, but seems to read Pantaleon.

 

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