You are here:Home/Resources/ Byzantine Seals/ Search the Catalogue/ John deacon (sixth/seventh century)

John deacon (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

 - ι - ν - ο - υ - 

Ἰωάννου

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

 -  - ι - κ - ν - ο - υ

διακόνου

Obverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

 - ι - ν - ο - υ - 

Ἰωάννου

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

 -  - ι - κ - ν - ο - υ

διακόνου

Accession number BZS.1955.1.100
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 378.

Translation

Ἰωάννου διακόνου.

(Seal of) John deacon.

Commentary

Zacos reads κανδιδάτου as an alternate for the reverse, however this is not possible because there is no τ, as the arms of the cross cannot serve as such.