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Constantine komes of Abydos (sixth century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.33
Diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 40.5.

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2871.

Obverse

Inscription of three lines. Wreath border:

CON
STAN
TIN

Constantinu

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Indeterminate border.

CO
SA


com(itos) Abudu

Translation

Constantinu comitos Abudu.

(Seal of) Constantine, komes of Abydos.

Commentary

Note the use of Roman letters in a Greek inscription.

The reading com(merciariu), suggested (with reservations) by Zacos-Veglery, is improbable for this period of time and should not be taken into consideration.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.33
Diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 40.5.

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2871.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.33
Diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 3, no. 40.5.

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2871.

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