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Zonainos Paul (?) (sixth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.37
Diameter 22 mm
Field diameter 19 mm


Block monogram. Wreath border.

 - ζ - ι - ν - ο - υ

Ζοναίνου (?)


Block monogram. Wreath border.

 - λ - ο - π - υ



Ζοναίνου Παύλου.

(Seal of) Zonainos Paul (?).


The obverse name is obscure, seemingly Ζάννου (Zannos) or Ζοναίνου (Zonainos), or even Ζαουάνος (Zaouanos), all rare names. The reverse seems to read Παύλου, however there is a redundant ο in the bottom left corner of the monogram, lending some doubt to its identification as Paul; it may be taken as an indication of the complexity of the monogram, or perhaps that it is a patronymic.