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John Komnenos, sebastos and doux of Skopia (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2572
Diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 30.1b.

Obverse

The Transfiguration. In the upper register, Christ stands between Moses and Elijah (right), who incline their heads. In the lower register, Jacob, Peter, and John are visible, kneeling in the lower foreground. Inscription in two columns: Η|ΜΕ|ΤΑ|ΜΟΡ.||Σ|Ι|Σ: Ἡ Μεταμόρφωσις. No visible border..

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. No visible border.

ΚΕΘ
ΤΣΔΛ
Ι̅ΣΕΑ
ΔΟΥ..ΣΚ.
ΝΤ
...

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλ Ἰωάννῃ σεβαστῷ καὶ δουκὶ Σκοπίων τῷ Κομνην

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ σεβαστῷ καὶ δουκὶ Σκοπίων τῷ Κομνηνῷ.

Lord, help your servant John Komnenos sebastos and doux of Skopia.

Commentary

This specimen comes from a different boulloterion than BZS.1958.106.4345, but obviously reproduces the other and belonged to the same individual.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2572
Diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 30.1b.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2572
Diameter 23 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 30.1b.