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Sisinnios bishop (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Full-length figure of St. Eirene orans, wearing long chiton and maphorion. On either side, block monograms reading ἡ ἁγία and Εἰρήνη. Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

ε - ι - κ - ν - ο - π - σ - υ

Σισιννίου ἐπισκόπου

Obverse

Full-length figure of St. Eirene orans, wearing long chiton and maphorion. On either side, block monograms reading ἡ ἁγία and Εἰρήνη. Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

ε - ι - κ - ν - ο - π - σ - υ

Σισιννίου ἐπισκόπου

Accession number BZS.1955.1.271
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 1243a.

Translation

Σισιννίου ἐπισκόπου.

(Seal of) the bishop Sisinnios.

Commentary

Nonnos is another possible reading of the name contained within the reverse monogram.