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Stephanos patrikios, general kommerkiarios of Helenopontos [and ...] (659-668)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.663
Diameter 31 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 26.3.

Zacos-Veglery, no. 141b.

Obverse

In the upper field, busts of Constans II on the left, bearded, and of Constantine IV, beardless, each wearing a crown and a chlamys and holding a globus cruciger in his right hand. In the lower field, inscription of four lines:

+στεφανωπα
τρικιωκαιγε
ννικωκομμ
ερκι...ω.

Στεφάνῳ πατρικίῳ καὶ γεννικῷ κομμερκι[αρί]ῳ

Reverse

In the upper fields, busts of Herakleios on the left and of Tiberios on the right, each wearing a crown and a chlamys and holding a globus cruciger in their right hands. In the lower field, inscription of four lines:

αποθηκη.
ελλενοπο.
τ...αση.
.....

ἀποθήκη[ς] Ἑλλενοπό[ν]τ[ου (καὶ)] αση...

Translation

Στεφάνῳ πατρικίῳ καὶ γεννικῷ κομμερκιαρίῳ.ἀποθήκης Ἑλλενοπόντου καὶ ..αση..

Stephanos patrikios, general kommerkiarios of Helenopontos and ....

Commentary

The last letters of the reverse should normally refer to another province or group of provinces, over which Stephanos exercised authority. Zacos and Veglery proposed, with many reservations, καὶ πάσης Καππαδοκίας.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.663
Diameter 31 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 26.3.

Zacos-Veglery, no. 141b.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.663
Diameter 31 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 26.3.

Zacos-Veglery, no. 141b.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.663
Diameter 31 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 4, no. 26.3.

Zacos-Veglery, no. 141b.

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