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Theodore kommerkiarios (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Inscription of three lines. Cross at beginning of first line. Wreath border.

Θε
οδΩ
ρ̣ΟΥ̣

Θεοδώρου

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. No visible border.

Κ̣ΟΜΜ̣
Ε̣ΡΚΙ.
Ρ̣Ι̣Ο̣Υ̣

κομμερκι[α]ρίου

Obverse

Inscription of three lines. Cross at beginning of first line. Wreath border.

Θε
οδΩ
ρ̣ΟΥ̣

Θεοδώρου

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. No visible border.

Κ̣ΟΜΜ̣
Ε̣ΡΚΙ.
Ρ̣Ι̣Ο̣Υ̣

κομμερκι[α]ρίου

Accession number BZS.1955.1.2133
Diameter 23.0 mm
Condition Chipped and worn.

Translation

Θεοδώρου κομμερκιαρίου.

(Seal of) Theodore, kommerkiarios.

Commentary

It is difficult to assess the exact relationship between this seal and the similar seals listed in this entry; some may be parallels, but the slight differences in epigraphy on this seal, in some measure owing to deterioration, make any identification of parallels uncertain.