John XIV Kalekas, patriach of Constantinople (1334–47)
- Accession Number:
- BZS.1947.2.4 (formerly DO 47.2.4)
DO Seals 6, no. 130.1; mentioned by Laurent, Corpus 5.1: no. 37; Zacos, Seals 2: 44a and 44b.
- 35 mm
- 26.20 g
- Half of seal is missing. Double struck.
The Mother of God, seated on a high-back throne, holding Christ on her knees. At right, siglum ΘV: [Μή(τη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Indeterminate border.
Ἰωάννης ἐλέῳ Θεοῦ ἀρχιεπίσκοπος Κωνσταντινουπόλεως Νέας Ῥώμης καὶ οἰκουμενικὸς πατριάρχης.
John, by the grace of God, archbishop of Constantinople, the New Rome, and ecumenical patriarch.