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Peter (?), eparch of Rome (sixth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.156
Diameter 23 mm

Obverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

- ο - π - ρ - τ - υ

Πέτρου (?)

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

 -  - η - μ - ο - π - ρ -  - υ - χ - ω

ἐπάρχου Ῥώμης

Translation

Πέτρου (?) ἐπάρχου Ῥώμης.

(Seal of) Peter (?) eparch of Rome.

Commentary

The Σ is contained within the Ε on the left bar of the reverse monogram. The obverse is well worn, and from its shape seems to contain Πέτρου.