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Homeros scholastikos (sixth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform monogram: ημρ. Proposed reading: Ὁμήρου. Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram: ικλστχ. Reading: σχολαστικοῦ. Wreath border.

Obverse

Cruciform monogram: ημρ. Proposed reading: Ὁμήρου. Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram: ικλστχ. Reading: σχολαστικοῦ. Wreath border.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2879
Diameter 26.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Ὁμήρου σχολαστικοῦ.

(Seal of) Homeros, scholastikos.

Commentary

The owner's name is striking, but it seems the most likely resolution of the monogram.