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John (sixth century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1452
Diameter 22 mm

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription in two lines. Border of dots.

ΙΩ


Ἰωannu

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωannu.

Theotokos, help John.

Commentary

This bilingual seal contains a Greek invocation and a name that begins in Greek but ends in Latin.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1452
Diameter 22 mm

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Accession number BZS.1947.2.1452
Diameter 22 mm

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1452
Diameter 22 mm

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