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John priest and hegoumenos (sixth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4892
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Blank slightly too small for die.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin with Christ child before her. A cross on either side. Wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. No border visible.

ΙΩ
ΠΡ
ΕΣΒΥΤΕΡ
..

Ἰωάννου πρεσβυτέρου καὶ ἡγουμένου

Translation

Ἰωάννου πρεσβυτέρου καὶ ἡγουμένου.

(Seal of) John, priest and hegoumenos.

Commentary

Strange for a sixth century seal, the inscription has a number of ligatures.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4892
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Blank slightly too small for die.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4892
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Blank slightly too small for die.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4892
Diameter 23 mm
Condition Blank slightly too small for die.

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