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Constantine patriarchal notarios (?) (sixth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.7
Diameter 25 mm

Obverse

Block monogram. Wreath border.

α - ι - κ - ν - ο - σ - τ - υ - ω

Κωνσταντίνου

Reverse

Block monogram. Wreath border.

α - ι - κ - ν - ο - π - ρ - τ - υ - χ

πατριαρχικοῦ νοταρίου (?)

Translation

Κωνσταντίνου πατριαρχικοῦ νοταρίου.

(Seal of) Constantine, patriarchal notarios.

Commentary

The obverse is similar to BZS.1955.1.5 and BZS.1955.1.6, except that unlike those obverses, the Σ is right side-up. The reverse is uncertain, and could also be read as πατριαρχικοῦ ἄρχοντος (patriarchal archon), πατρικἰου καὶ ἄρχοντος (patrikios and archon) or πατρικἰου καὶ σχολαστιχοῦ (patrikios and scholastikos). Reading it as πατρικἰου καὶ ὑπάρχου (patrikios and eparch) is not likely because of the Σ.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.7
Diameter 25 mm

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Accession number BZS.1955.1.7
Diameter 25 mm

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