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George patrikios and Theophylaktos, general kommerkiarioi of the apotheke of Paphlagonia and Honorias (692/3))

Accession number BZS.1958.106.678
Diameter 34 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 6.1.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 180.

Obverse

Faint outline of the emperor Justinian II standing frontally, wearing a crown and a chlamys and holding a globus cruciger in his right hand. On either side, the indiction signs: – S. Circular inscription, beginning at one o'clock. Indeterminate border.

.εργ.........Sθεοφυλα...

[Γ]εωργ[ίου πατρικί]ου (καὶ) Θεοφυλά[κτου]

Reverse

Inscription of seven lines. Indeterminate border.

γενικ.
νκομμ..
κιαρνα
ποθηκησπ
αφλαγονια
σSνορ.
.δοσ

γενικ[ῶ]ν κομμ[ερ]κιαρίων ἀποθήκης Παφλαγονίας (καὶ) Ὡνορ[ιά]δος

Translation

Γεωργίου πατρικίου καὶ Θεοφυλάκτου γενικῶν κομμερκιαρίων ἀποθήκης Παφλαγονίας καὶ Ὡνορ[ιά]δος.

George patrikios and Theophylaktos, general kommerkiarioi of the apotheke of Paphlagonia and Honorias.

Commentary

Zacos and Veglery securely dated the seal but misread the last word as Ἰωνοπόλεος, whereas the reading "Honorias" is based on traces of the surviving letters and makes more sense. The two associates, George the patrikios and Theophylact, were busy in farming out state businesses during Justinian II's first reign, only to disappear before reappearing in 705/6, during the second reign of their protector. See Zacos-Veglery, 150, table 6/2.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.678
Diameter 34 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 6.1.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 180.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.678
Diameter 34 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 6.1.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 180.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.678
Diameter 34 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 6.1.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 180.

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