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John poimen (= metropolitan) of Myra (twelfth/thirteenth century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.2050
Diameter 24 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 72.4; Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 509. See also Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1046.

Obverse

Bust of St. Nicholas blessing and holding the book. On either side the inscription: |ΝΙ|ΚΟΛΑ|ΟΣ: ὁ ἅγιος Νικόλαος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


ΙΑΝΝ
ΣΦΡΑΣΜΑ
ΠΟΙΜΕΝΟΣ
ΜΥΡΝ

Ἰωάννου σφράγισμα ποιμένος Μύρων

Translation

Ἰωάννου σφράγισμα ποιμένος Μύρων.

Seal of John, metropolitan of Myra.

Commentary

Dodecasyllabic.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.2050
Diameter 24 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 72.4; Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 509. See also Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1046.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.2050
Diameter 24 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 72.4; Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 509. See also Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1046.

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