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John presbyteros of the Great Church (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.333
Diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 42.39c; Laurent, Corpus 5.2: no. 1115.

Obverse

Bust of St. John Chrysostomos. Inscription in two columns: |Ι̅|o|στ|μ : Ὁ ἇ(γιος) [Ἰ]ω(άννης) ὁ Χρ(υ)σ(όσ)τ(ο)μ(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines followed by decoration. Border of dots.

Ι̅ελ̅ε
θ̅υ̅υτ
τησεκ
κλησ


Ἰω(ἀννης) ἐλέ(ῳ) Θ(εο)ῦ πρ(εσ)βύτ(ερος) τῆς Μ(ε)γ(άλης) Ἐκκλησ(ίας)

Translation

Ἰωἀννης ἐλέῳ Θεοῦ πρεσβύτερος τῆς Μεγάλης Ἐκκλησίας.

John, by the grace of God, presbyteros of the Great Church.

Commentary

The reading of this poorly preserved specimen has been restored on the basis of its two counterparts from the same boulloterion: see BZS 1951.31.5.1053 and 1951.31.5.2409.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.333
Diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 42.39c; Laurent, Corpus 5.2: no. 1115.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.333
Diameter 20 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 42.39c; Laurent, Corpus 5.2: no. 1115.