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Justin (sixth century)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God standing between two crosses, holding the Child in her right arm. Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Letters: Ινστ : Ἰουστίνου. Wreath border.

Obverse

The Mother of God standing between two crosses, holding the Child in her right arm. Wreath border.

Reverse

Cruciform monogram. Letters: Ινστ : Ἰουστίνου. Wreath border.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.564
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm

Translation

Ἰουστίνου.

(Seal of) Justin.

Commentary

The use of the cruciform monogram, a device which appears during the second half of the sixth century, suggests that this seal was issued by the emperor Justin II (565-78).