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John anthypatos (sixh/seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1643
Diameter 24 mm

Obverse

Cruciform monogram. Border of dots.

 - ι - ν - ο - υ - ω

Ἰωάννου

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Border of dots.

 - θ - ν - ο - π - τ - υ

ἀνθυπάτου

Translation

Ἰωάννου ἀνθυπάτου

(Seal of) John anthypatos.

Commentary

In his unpublished catalogue of the Shaw collection, Laurent dates this seal to the eighth century. However, its features are significantly more reminiscent of sixth/seventh century seals.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1643
Diameter 24 mm

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Accession number BZS.1947.2.1643
Diameter 24 mm

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1643
Diameter 24 mm

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