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John archbishop of the Nikopoloi (seventh/eighth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4705
Diameter 34 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Condition Corroded on both sides.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 2.11b.
Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1763.
Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 1240.

Obverse

St. Anastasia standing, holding a martyr's cross (r. hand). Crosses above on both sides. On either side the inscription. |ΗΑ|ΓΙ|Α|ΑΝ|ΑΣΤ|ΑΣ|ΙΑ: ἡ ἁγία Ἀναστασία. Wreath border.

Reverse

A cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΙΑΝ|ΝΗ. Within concentric circles of dots, a circular inscription.

ΑΡΧΙΕΠΙΣΚΟΠΤΜΝΙΚΠΟΛ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ ἀρχιεπισκόπου τῶμ Νικωπόλων

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἰωάννῃ ἀρχιεπισκόπου τῶμ Νικωπόλων.

Mother of God, help John, archbishop of the people of Nikopoloi.

Commentary

See the entry to the better preserved specimen from the same boulloterion: BZS 1955.1.4705.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4705
Diameter 34 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Condition Corroded on both sides.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 2.11b.
Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1763.
Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 1240.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4705
Diameter 34 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Condition Corroded on both sides.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 2, no. 2.11b.
Laurent, Corpus V/3, no. 1763.
Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 1240.