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Genethlius ex-consul (fifth century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of three lines beginning and ending with a cross. Wreath border.

ε
νεI
O

Genethlio

Reverse

Inscription of three lines beginning and ending with a cross. Wreath border.

εX
Cονο
ε

ex console

Obverse

Inscription of three lines beginning and ending with a cross. Wreath border.

ε
νεI
O

Genethlio

Reverse

Inscription of three lines beginning and ending with a cross. Wreath border.

εX
Cονο
ε

ex console

Accession number BZS.1958.106.738
Diameter 23.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm

Translation

Genethlio ex console.

(Lord, help) Genethlius, ex consul.

Commentary

This seal likely belonged to Genethlios comes rerum privatarum who attended the Council of Chalcedon in 451. For a later stage in his career see BZS.1958.106.741.