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N., eparch of Thessalonica (eighth/ninth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1380
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 18.22.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 2588.

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (of indeterminate type); visible in the lower quarters: ΤΣ|ΔΛ. Indeterminate border.

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of at least four lines. Wreath border.

....
επ.
θεσ
νικ..

.... καὶ ἐπάρχῳ Θεσαλονίκης

Translation

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ .... καὶ ἐπάρχῳ Θεσαλονίκης.

Lord or Theotokos, help your servant .... and eparch of Thessalonica.