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John archbishop of the Nikopoloi (seventh/eighth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.4705

Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 2.11b.
Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1763.
Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 1240.

Details

Diameter:
34 mm
Field:
24 mm
Condition:
Corroded on both sides.

Obverse

John archbishop of the Nikopoloi (seventh/eighth century)

St. Anastasia standing, holding a martyr's cross (r. hand). Crosses above on both sides. On either side the inscription. |ΗΑ|ΓΙ|Α|ΑΝ|ΑΣΤ|ΑΣ|ΙΑ: ἡ ἁγία Ἀναστασία. Wreath border.

Reverse

John archbishop of the Nikopoloi (seventh/eighth century)

A cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΙΑΝ|ΝΗ. Within concentric circles of dots, a circular inscription.

ΑΡΧΙΕΠΙΣΚΟΠΤΜΝΙΚΠΟΛ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ ἀρχιεπισκόπου τῶμ Νικωπόλων

 

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