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Peter (late seventh/early eighth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.229
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 1259.

Obverse

Bust of St. Peter in profile turned toward the right with close beard, wearing chiton and himation. Above head, tongue of fire (?). In circular inscription to r., inscription: ΠΕΤΡΟ. Circular incuse border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Indeterminate border.

 - ο -  - ρ - τ - υ

Πέτρου

Translation

Πέτρου.

(Seal of) Peter.

Commentary

This is an early example of an inscription that is circular rather than in a column.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.229
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 1259.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.229
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 1259.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.229
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 1259.

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