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N. hypatos, archon tou blattiou and general kommerkiarios of First and ... (705-711)

 
 

Obverse

Busts of two emperors holding between them a staff cross mounted on a base of two steps. No epigraphy or border visible.

Reverse

Inscription of at least six lines. No border visible.

.υπ̣
̣ρ̣χοντ.
.βλττ̣
..γενικ
ο̣μ̣μ̣ερκ
ριˊ̣

...ου ὑπά[του], ἄρχοντ[ος τ]οῦ βλαττ[ίου (καὶ)] γενικοῦ [κ]ομμερκ[ια]ρίου (πρώτης) (καὶ) ...

Obverse

Busts of two emperors holding between them a staff cross mounted on a base of two steps. No epigraphy or border visible.

Reverse

Inscription of at least six lines. No border visible.

.υπ̣
̣ρ̣χοντ.
.βλττ̣
..γενικ
ο̣μ̣μ̣ερκ
ριˊ̣

...ου ὑπά[του], ἄρχοντ[ος τ]οῦ βλαττ[ίου (καὶ)] γενικοῦ [κ]ομμερκ[ια]ρίου (πρώτης) (καὶ) ...

Accession number BZS.1958.106.664
Diameter 29.0 mm
Condition Blank too small for die. Corroded.
Previous Editions

We identify the two emperors depicted on the obverse as Justinian II and his son Tiberios and thus date the seal to the second reign of Justinian (705-711).

Translation

...ου ὑπάτου, ἄρχοντος τοῦ βλαττίου καὶ γενικοῦ κομμερκιαρίου πρώτης καὶ ...

(Seal of) ... hypatos, archon tou blattiou and general kommerkiarios of First and ...