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Theophanes imperial kommerkiarios and abydikos of Thessalonica (ninth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.261
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 18.9a.
Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 2503b. They also published a third specimen (no. 2503a), while a similar seal is published by Mordtmann, Ἑλλ. Φιλολ. Συλλ. 17 (1886), Suppl., 146, no. 10.

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); in the quarters: ΤΣ|ΔΛ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. No visible border.

ΘΕΟ
ΦΒ/ΚΟ
ΜΕΡΚ/ΒΥ
ΔΙΚ/ΘΕΣ
ΛΟΝΙΚ

Θεοφάνῃ βασιλικῷ κομερκιαρίῳ καὶ ἀβυδικ Θεσαλονίκης

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Θεοφάνῃ βασιλικῷ κομερκιαρίῳ καὶ ἀβυδικῷ Θεσαλονίκης.

Theotokos, help your servant Theophanes imperial kommerkiarios and abydikos of Thessalonica.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.261
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 18.9a.
Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 2503b. They also published a third specimen (no. 2503a), while a similar seal is published by Mordtmann, Ἑλλ. Φιλολ. Συλλ. 17 (1886), Suppl., 146, no. 10.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.261
Diameter 24 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 18.9a.
Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 2503b. They also published a third specimen (no. 2503a), while a similar seal is published by Mordtmann, Ἑλλ. Φιλολ. Συλλ. 17 (1886), Suppl., 146, no. 10.