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Kimon (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, facing, nimbate, between two crosses, with the medallion of Christ with a nimbus cruciform before her. Linear border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Linear border.

ι - κ - μ - ν - ω

Κίμωνι

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, facing, nimbate, between two crosses, with the medallion of Christ with a nimbus cruciform before her. Linear border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Linear border.

ι - κ - μ - ν - ω

Κίμωνι

Accession number BZS.1955.1.225
Diameter 34.0 mm; field: 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 1169.

Translation

Κίμωνι.

Kimon.

Commentary

This seal is a long piece of lead on which a portion has been impressed with a bulloterion. In the seal portion there is no evidence of a channel, but there is a perforation in the unused portion where the cord was passed through.