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John and Karinos (sixth century)

 
 

Obverse

Monogram. Wreath border.

α - ι - ν - ο - υ - ω

Ἰωάννου

Reverse

Block monogram, adorned by short crosses. Wreath border.

α - ι - κ - ν - ο - ρ - υ

Καρίνου

Obverse

Monogram. Wreath border.

α - ι - ν - ο - υ - ω

Ἰωάννου

Reverse

Block monogram, adorned by short crosses. Wreath border.

α - ι - κ - ν - ο - ρ - υ

Καρίνου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.852
Diameter 24.0 mm

Translation

Ἰωάννου. Καρίνου.

(Seal of) John and Karinos.

Commentary

BZS.1955.1.40 may be a seal of the same owners. The relationship between the two names contained within the monograms is unclear; one could be a patronymic or this could be a seal used by two persons.