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Theoktistos eparch (sixth century)

 
 

Obverse

Box monogram. Poorly preserved. Possible resolution: Θεοκτίστου. No border visible.

Reverse

Box monogram. Poorly preserved. Resolution: ἐπάρχου. No border visible.

Obverse

Box monogram. Poorly preserved. Possible resolution: Θεοκτίστου. No border visible.

Reverse

Box monogram. Poorly preserved. Resolution: ἐπάρχου. No border visible.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2160
Diameter 15.0 mm
Condition Corroded along the circumference.

Translation

Θεοκτίστου ἐπάρχου.

(Seal of) Theoktistos, eparch.

Commentary

The reading of the monograms on either side is not certain. Theoktistos seems the most plausible reading of the owner's name, but it does not account for the central Π around which the monogram is formed (if in fact it forms this letter).