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John Komnenos, doux of Dyrrachion, son of the Sebastokrator (eleventh/twelfth century, shortly after 1091/2)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1595
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 21 mm
Condition Crack along channel (rev.); the reading has been restored with reference to the two parallel specimens noted below.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 12.3c.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 2713.

Obverse

The Transfiguration. In upper field, Christ between Moses (left) and Elijah; in lower field, Peter, James, and John in nearly prostrate positions. Inscription in two columns: Η|ΜΕ|ΤΑ|ΜΟΡΦ|Ω|Σ|Ι|Σ: Ἡ Μεταμόρφωσις. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of eight lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ̅,Θ,
ΤΣΔΛ
Ι̅ΚΟΜΝΗΝ
ΚΕΔΚΙΔΥ
ΡΡΑΧΙΤΝ
ΤΣΕΡΑ
ΟΚΡΑΤΟΡ

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἱωάννῃ Κομνηνῷ κὲ δουκὶ Δυρραχίου τῷ υῷ τοῦ σεβαστοκράτορος

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἱωάννῃ Κομνηνῷ κὲ δουκὶ Δυρραχίου τῷ υἱῷ τοῦ σεβαστοκράτορος.

Lord, help your servant John Komnenos and doux of Dyrrachion, the son of the sebastokrator.

Commentary

See the commentary to BZS 1955.1.2988.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1595
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 21 mm
Condition Crack along channel (rev.); the reading has been restored with reference to the two parallel specimens noted below.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 12.3c.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 2713.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1595
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 21 mm
Condition Crack along channel (rev.); the reading has been restored with reference to the two parallel specimens noted below.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 12.3c.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 2713.