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Constantine Taranes, sebastos (twelth century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3282
Diameter 30 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2855.

Obverse

St Theodore Stratelates standing, holding a spear and shield. Inscription on either side: ̣|Θ̣Ε|Ο||ΡΟ,Ο|Ρ|ΤΗ|ΛΤΗ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεόδωρο(ς) ὁ Στρατηλάτη(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


ΣΦΡΣ
ΣΕΟΥ
ΤΡΝΗ
Κ̅Ν

σφραγὶς σεβαστοῦ Ταράνη Κων(σταντίνου)

Translation

σφραγὶς σεβαστοῦ Ταράνη Κωνσταντίνου.

Seal of the sebastos Constantine Taranes.

Commentary

The family name Taranes appears to be of Italian origin (Tarani, Tarano).

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3282
Diameter 30 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2855.