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John Sergios (fifth/sixth century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1488
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 18 mm

Obverse

Inscription in three lines with cross above. Wreath border.


ιω
ννο
υ

Ἰωάννου

Reverse

Inscription in two lines with cross above. Wreath border.


σερ
γι

Σεργίου

Translation

Ἰωάννου Σεργίου.

(Seal of) John (son of) Sergios / (Seal of) Sergios (son of) John (?).

Commentary

The meaning of this double name is uncertain. It could be a collective seal of John and Sergios, but it is more likely a patronymic, with it left unclear who is the father and who, the son. See Nesbitt,"Double Names," 120.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1488
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Accession number BZS.1947.2.1488
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 18 mm

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1488
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 18 mm

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