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John metropolitan (seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.96
Diameter 28 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 936.

Obverse

St. Theodorε standing, balancing his shield on the ground and stabbing a dragon with a cross-topped spear. Palm tree on the right. Wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription in three lines with crosses above and below. Indeterminate border.


ιωα.
νου.
ητροπ
.λ..

Ἰωάννου μητροπολίτου

Translation

Ἰωάννου μητροπολίτου.

(Seal of) John metropolitan.

Commentary

On a seal this early, an unidentified military saint slaying a dragon will be St. Theodore.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.96
Diameter 28 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 936.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.96
Diameter 28 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 936.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.96
Diameter 28 mm
Field diameter 24 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 936.