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John metropolitan of Amastris (tenth/eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4813
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 12.4b.

Obverse

Bust of St. John Prodromos blessing and holding a scroll. Inscription in two columns: |ι̅ω|ο-|δ : Ὁ ἅ(γιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Πρ(ό)δ(ρομος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a decoration below. Border of dots.

κ̅ερ,θ,
Ι̅μητ,ο,
πολητι
ταμαστ
αρδου

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) Ἰω(άννῃ) μητ(ρ)οπολήτι τ(οῦ) Ἀμαστράρδου

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ μητροπολήτι τοῦ Ἀμαστράρδου.

Lord, help John, metropolitan of Amastris.

Commentary

This seal and BZS.1955.1.4813 issue from the same boulloterion; see the commentary to that entry.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4813
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 12.4b.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4813
Diameter 25 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 12.4b.