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Symeon chorespiskopos (seventh century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.304

Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/1, no. 1066.

Details

Diameter:
19 mm

Obverse

Symeon chorespiskopos (seventh century)

Inscription in three lines. Indeterminate border.

ΣΥΜ
ΕΩΝ
ΟΥ

Συμεώνου

Reverse

Symeon chorespiskopos (seventh century)

Inscription in three lines. Indeterminate border.

ΧΩΡ
ΕΠΙΣ
ΚΟ

χωρεπισκόπου

Translation

Συμεων(ί)ου χωρεπισκόπου.

(Seal of) Symeon, chorepiskopos.

Audio

Commentary

Laurent restores the name as Συμεονίου, which is possible, but as the required Ι is not clearly present (it may have been off the left at the beginning of the third line) an unusual genitive for Symeon (Συμεώνου instead of Συμεώνος) is at least as plausible.

 

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