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Peter ek prosopou (eighth/ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Indeterminate border.

ΠΕΤΡ
Ω̣ΕΚΠΡΟ
ΣΟΠ

Πέτρῳ ἐκ προσόπω

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V). Indeterminate border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Indeterminate border.

ΠΕΤΡ
Ω̣ΕΚΠΡΟ
ΣΟΠ

Πέτρῳ ἐκ προσόπω

Accession number BZS.1955.1.548
Diameter 24.0 mm
Condition Chipping along circumference leading to deeper incisions in obverse side, obscuring upper letter of monogram.
Previous Editions

Zacos 1582.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Πέτρῳ ἐκ προσώπω.

Mother of God, help Peter ek prosopou.

Commentary

The dating of this seal is tentative and based primarily on format and epigraphy.