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Byzantine Seal
O: Nimbate bust

R: Monogram

Per FORVM member Gert (thanks!):
"Your seal has a monogram that can be solved NIKOLAOV, the genitive of Nicholas, who would have been the owner of the seal, assuming the letter at the bottom extremity is Alpha (and Lambda at the same time, of course).
The portrait on the obverse can well be Saint Nicholas as well, but from the photo I can't say for sure. For this time period (6th/7th century AD) St. Nicholas is quite rare, but with the reading of the monogram in mind, it would be a good guess."
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Album name:Sosius / Lead Seals
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Date added:Nov 26, 2013
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