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Kosmas stratelates and general kommerkiarios of the apotheke of Helenopontos (679/80)

 
 

Obverse

In the upper field, a bust of Constantine IV, bearded, wearing military dress and holding a spear in his right hand behind his head and a shield in his left hand. Circular inscription: ιν-δη. In the lower field, an inscription of four lines. No visible border.

+κοσμσστρ
τηλτSγε
.ικκομ
.......

Κοσμᾶ στρατηλάτου (καὶ) γε[ν]ικοῦ κομ[μερκιαρίου]

Reverse

In the upper fields, busts of Herakleios on the left and Tiberios on the right, each wearing a chlamys and a crown and holding a globus cruciger in their right hands. In the field below, inscription of three lines. No visible border.

.ποθηκησ
ελενοπ
οντ..

[ἀ]ποθήκης Ἑλενοπόντ[ου]

Obverse

In the upper field, a bust of Constantine IV, bearded, wearing military dress and holding a spear in his right hand behind his head and a shield in his left hand. Circular inscription: ιν-δη. In the lower field, an inscription of four lines. No visible border.

+κοσμσστρ
τηλτSγε
.ικκομ
.......

Κοσμᾶ στρατηλάτου (καὶ) γε[ν]ικοῦ κομ[μερκιαρίου]

Reverse

In the upper fields, busts of Herakleios on the left and Tiberios on the right, each wearing a chlamys and a crown and holding a globus cruciger in their right hands. In the field below, inscription of three lines. No visible border.

.ποθηκησ
ελενοπ
οντ..

[ἀ]ποθήκης Ἑλενοπόντ[ου]

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1758
Diameter 34.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 26.2.

Zacos-Veglery, no. 156.

Translation

Ἰνδικτιὼν η᾽    Κοσμᾶ στρατηλάτου καὶ γενικοῦ κομμερκιαρίου ἀποθήκης Ἑλενοπόντου.

Indiction 8.      (Seal of) Kosmas, stratelates and general kommerkiarios of the apotheke of Helenopontos.