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John presbyteros of the Great Church (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. John Chrysostomos. Inscription in two columns: |Ι̅|o|στ|μ : Ὁ ἁ(γιος) Ἰω(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)

Obverse

Bust of St. John Chrysostomos. Inscription in two columns: |Ι̅|o|στ|μ : Ὁ ἁ(γιος) Ἰω(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)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2409
Diameter 19.0 mm
Previous Editions

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

Translation

Ἰωἀννης ἐλέῳ Θεοῦ πρεσβύτερος τῆς Μεγάλης Ἐκκλησίας.

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

Commentary

This seal has been edited jointly with two others from the same boulloterion: BZS 1951.31.5.1053 and 1947.2.333.