BYZANTINE SEALS. Circa 13th century. Seal or Bulla (Lead, 31 mm, 36.46 g, 12 h). O A/ΓIOS /IΩ -ΠP/O/M/O/S St. John Prodromos, nimbate, standing facing, raising his right hand in benediction and holding long cross in his left. Rev. ΨYΧHC EM/HC ΦPOYPON CE / C ГPAΦΩN ΓPAΦΩ / EI KAI KAT AM/ΦΩ ПΛHN ΑΛΛA / ΨΥXHC ΠΛΕ/ON metric legend in seven lines. Seibt - Zarnitz, 4.1.4. Struck from the same boulloterion as the example in CNG e-auction 468, 600. Struck on a short flan that makes reading the full reverse legend uncertain, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF