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John hypatos and general kommerkiarios of the apotheke of Constantinople (722/23)

Accession number BZS 1955.1.4375
Diameter 34 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 5 no. 23.9; Zacos–Veglery, no. 229.

Obverse

Busts of two emperors (Leo III and Constantine V), each wearing a chlamys and crown; the one at left holds a globus cruciger in his right hand. On either side:  : Ἰ(νδικτιὼν) ϛ'. Inscription of two lines below. Incuse border.

ΙΩΝΝΟΥ
ΥΠΤΟ.

Ἰωάννου ὑπάτο[υ]

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines. Incuse border.

ϗΓΝ
ΙΚΟΥΚΟΜ
ΜΡΚΙΡΙ
ΟΥΠΟΘΙΚΙ
ΚΩΝΣΤ.
..ΝΟΥ..
..ΩΣ

(καὶ) γενικοῦ κομμερκιαρίου ἀποθίκι[ς] Κωνστα[ντι]νου[πόλε]ως.

Translation

Ἰωάννου ὑπάτου καὶ γενικοῦ κομμερκιαρίου ἀποθίκις Κωνσταντινουπόλεως.

(Seal of) the hypatos John, general kommerkiarios of the apotheke of Constantinople.