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John apo eparchon (sixth/seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.549
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 17 mm

Obverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

 - ι - ν - ο - υ - ω

Ἰωάννου

Reverse

Inscription in three lines. Wreath border.

.
οερ
χων

πὸ ἐπάρχων

Translation

Ἰωάννου ἀπὸ ἐπάρχων.

(Seal of) John apo eparchon.

Commentary

In his unpublished catalogue of the Shaw collection, Laurent reads the obverse monogram as Βώνου (Bonos). However, the letter on the left that he reads as a Β, is more likely an Α, giving the extremely common name John.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.549
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 17 mm

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Accession number BZS.1947.2.549
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 17 mm

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Accession number BZS.1947.2.549
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 17 mm

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