This cleric was the spiritual leader of five million Eastern Orthodox Christians, serving as Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople (1973-91) and the 269th successor to St. Andrew. Item #47180
IPS, heavy stock 5" X 7", n.p., 2 July 1973. Near fine. Handsome half-length portrait in full regalia, boldly inscribed and signed in Greek in black fineline along blank lower margin. Uncommon and a choice example.