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Elias metropolitan (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - η - ι - λ

Ἠλίᾳ

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

η - ι - λ - μ - ο - π - ρ - τ

μητροπολίτῃ

Obverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - η - ι - λ

Ἠλίᾳ

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

η - ι - λ - μ - ο - π - ρ - τ

μητροπολίτῃ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2880
Diameter 21.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus, V/1, no. 932.

Translation

Ἠλίᾳ μητροπολίτῃ.

(Seal of) Elias metropolitan.

Commentary

The obverse is not certain, as the eta at the top arm of the cruciform is chipped and may in fact be a tau or a tau-pi ligature.