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Peter (sixth century)

 
 

Obverse

Eagle with uplifted wings and head turned to right. Above, a cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Indeterminate border.

ΟΠΡΤΥ

Πέτρου

Obverse

Eagle with uplifted wings and head turned to right. Above, a cruciform invocative monogram (type I). Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Indeterminate border.

ΟΠΡΤΥ

Πέτρου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2923
Diameter 22.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Πέτρου.

Theotokos, give thy aid. (Seal of) Peter.