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Niketas notarios and abydikos of Thessalonica (eighth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1776
Diameter 24 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 18.8.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 2249.

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: .Σ|ΔΛ. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. No visible border.


ΝΙΚΗΤ
ΝΟΤΑΡΙΩ
ΑΒΥΔΙΚ
ΩΘΕΣΣΑ
.ΟΝ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικήτ νοταρίῳ καὶ ἀβυδικῷ Θεσσαλονίκης

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Νικήτᾳ νοταρίῳ καὶ ἀβυδικῷ Θεσσαλονίκης.

Theotokos, help your servant Niketas notarios and abydikos of Thessalonica.

Commentary

The epigraphy is very archaic. Cf. Dated Seals, nos. 31, 36, 42; no parallels in the ninth century.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1776
Diameter 24 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 18.8.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 2249.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1776
Diameter 24 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 18.8.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 2249.

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