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Theodore kourator of Kromna (eighth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.823
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 19.1.

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2421.

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: -σ|-λ. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. No visible border.

θεοδ
ρκ
ρτορι
κροο
ν+

Θεοδώρῳ κουράτορι Κρομνον

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοδώρῳ κουράτορι Κρομνον.

Mother of God, help your servant Theodore, kourator of Kromna.

Commentary

The correct spelling would have been Κρωμνῶν, genitive plural of the variant name "Kromnai." The existence of this kouratoreia is not known from any other source.

Kromna (modern Tekkeönü), 24 km northeast of Amastris in Paphlagonia, is poorly known. See Paphlagonien, 241-42.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.823
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 19.1.

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2421.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.823
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 19.1.

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2421.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.823
Diameter 21 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 19.1.

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2421.

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