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Peter hypatos (?) (sixth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, facing, nimbate, with nimbate Christ before her. In fields to l. and r., crosses. Incuse border.

Reverse

Block monogram. Incuse border.

 -  - ο - π - ρ - σ - τ - υ

Πέτρου ὑπάτου (?)

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, facing, nimbate, with nimbate Christ before her. In fields to l. and r., crosses. Incuse border.

Reverse

Block monogram. Incuse border.

 -  - ο - π - ρ - σ - τ - υ

Πέτρου ὑπάτου (?)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.70
Diameter 24.0 mm

Translation

Πέτρου ὑπάτου (?).

(Seal of) Peter hypatos (?).

Commentary

This monogram is uncertain, because if one of the bars is taken as a ι, it must be Εὐπατέριου or Εὐπατριού (or their nominative equivalents if the σ within the ε is included) with no title necessary to complete the monogram.