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Constantine . . . general kommerkiarios of the apotheke of Constantinople (700–702)

Accession Number:
BZS 1958.106.673

Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 23.4; Zacos–Veglery, no. 202.

Details

Diameter:
31 mm
Condition:
Blank too small for die.

Obverse

Constantine . . . general kommerkiarios of the apotheke of Constantinople (700–702)

An emperor (Tiberios III) standing, wearing a chlamys and crown, holding a globus cruciger in his right hand and his left before his chest. At left and right: Ι|Ι : Ἰ(νδικτιὼν) ιδ' and Ἰ(νδικτιὼν) ιε'. Traces of a circular inscription beginning at 12 o'clock. Incuse border.

ΝΣΤΝΤΙΝ.

[Κ]ωνσταντίν[ου . . .]

Reverse

Constantine . . . general kommerkiarios of the apotheke of Constantinople (700–702)

Inscription of six lines. No visible border.

ϗΓΝΙ
ΚΚΟΜΜ
ΡΚΙΡΙ
ΟΘΗΚΗΣΚ
ΝΣΤΝΤ
Π.Λ

(καὶ) γενικοῦ κομμερκιαρίου ἀ[π]οθήκης Κωνσταντ[ινου]π[ό]λεω[ς].

Translation

Κωνσταντίνου . . . καὶ γενικοῦ κομμερκιαρίου ἀποθήκης Κωνσταντινουπόλεως.

(Seal of) Constantine . . . general kommerkiarios of the apotheke of Constantinople.

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Commentary

Zacos and Veglery note that the double indiction on this seal indicates that it was issued during Indiction 15, but that Constantine also held the office the previous year.

 

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