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John priest (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3681
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1118.

Obverse

Inscription in five lines with decoration above. Linear border.

  
τνσυ
.λαν
.φραγισ
ματν
ιω

Τῶν συλλαβῶν σφράγισμα τῶν Ἰωάννου

Reverse

Inscription in five lines with decoration above. Linear border.

οσε.
τιθυτησ
τουνε
θειλο
γ.. 

ὅς ἐστὶ θύτης τοῦ νεὼ Θείου Λόγου

Translation

Τῶν συλλαβῶν σφράγισμα τῶν Ἰωάννου, ὅς ἐστὶ θύτης τοῦ νεὼ Θείου Λόγου.

The seal of the letters of John, the priest of the Church of the Divine Logos. 

Commentary

Note that the article before the name John on the obverse is in the plural.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3681
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1118.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3681
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1118.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3681
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 14 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1118.

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