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John metropolitan of Melitene (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.291

Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 68.8a.

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 434. Another specimen is published in Seyrig, no. 258.

Details

Diameter:
25 mm
Field:
19 mm

Obverse

John metropolitan of Melitene (tenth/eleventh century)

Bust of St. John Chrysostom blessing and holding a book. Inscription in two columns: |ιω|ο-|σο|τ : Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Χρ(υ)σό(σ)τ(ομος). Border of dots.

Reverse

John metropolitan of Melitene (tenth/eleventh century)

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

+.ε
λεθ̅υ
μ̅ρπολι
τμελιτ

νησ

[Ἰ]ω(άννης) ἐλέῳ Θ(εο)ῦ μ(ητ)ροπολίτ(ης) Μελιτ(η)νῆς

 

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