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Peter praipositos (sixth/seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.79
Diameter 21 mm

Obverse

Cruciform monogram. Indeterminate border.

 ε - ο - π - ρ - τ - υ

Πέτρου

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - ι - ο - π - ρ - σ - τ - υ

πραιποσίτου

Translation

Πέτρου πατρικίου.

(Seal of) Peter praipositos.

Commentary

It is possible that the reverse of this seal reads πατρικίου (patrikios) and not πραιποσίτου, if the bar that protrudes from the  forms a Κ by its slight angle upward. However, it seems more likely that a Σ is formed within the right bar of the cruciform, rendering the reading that this Peter is a praipositos.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.79
Diameter 21 mm

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Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.79
Diameter 21 mm

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Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.79
Diameter 21 mm

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