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John/Paul (?) (proto)notarios (?) (seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2355
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 21 mm

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - ι - ν - ο - π - ρ - τ - υ - ω

Ἰωάννου/Παύλου (?) (πρωτο)νοταρίου (?)

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει . . . Ἰωάννου/Παύλου (?) (πρωτο)νοταρίου (?).

Theotokos, help . . . John/Paul (?) (proto)notarios (?).

Commentary

The resolution of the reverse monogram is unclear; it can be resolved as πρωτονοταρίου, but that would not account for the lack of a name on the obverse. It could be a complex monogram such as Ἰωάννου πρώτου or πρωτονοταρίου, or Παύλῳ (πρωτο)νοταρίῳ. This seal cannot be satisfactorily resolved from among these options.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2355
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 21 mm

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Accession number BZS.1958.106.2355
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 21 mm

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2355
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 21 mm

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