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John (?) (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, facing, nimbate between two crosses. Christ is on her chest with nimbus cruciform. Border of dots.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Thick wreath border.

α - ι - ν - ο - υ - ω

Ἰωάννου (?)

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, facing, nimbate between two crosses. Christ is on her chest with nimbus cruciform. Border of dots.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Thick wreath border.

α - ι - ν - ο - υ - ω

Ἰωάννου (?)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.221
Diameter 17.0 mm

Translation

Ἰωάννου (?).

(Seal of) John (?).

Commentary

The stamp is too off-center for the reverse monogram to be certain, as too many letters are off the flan.