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Theodore Mesopotamites, sebastos (twelfth century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3870
Diameter 32 mm
Field diameter 30 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 897.

Obverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


θεοδρ
σργισμ
κικυροσ
ερ

Θεοδώρου σφράγισμα καὶ κῦρος φέρω

Reverse

Inscription of four lines. Border of dots.

γρν
σεου
τμεσοπο
τμιτου

γραφῶν σεβαστοῦ τοῦ Μεσοποταμίτου

Translation

Θεοδώρου σφράγισμα καὶ κῦρος φέρω γραφῶν σεβαστοῦ τοῦ Μεσοποταμίτου.

I bear the seal of Theodore Mesopotamites and the authentication of his letters.

Commentary

The owner of this seal was a relative, perhaps a brother, of Constantine Mesopotamites who managed state and ecclesiastical affairs under Alexios III (1195-1203).

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3870
Diameter 32 mm
Field diameter 30 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 897.