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Triphyllios abydikos of Thessalonica (eighth/ninth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.68
Diameter 26 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 18.10.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 2566.

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (of indeterminate type); in the quarters: .Σ|ΔΛ. No visible border.

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription of four lines; decoration discernible below. No visible border.

....
ΦΥΛΛΗ
ΒΥΔΗΚΟΘ.
ΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΗ.

τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Τριφυλλήῳ βυδηκο Θεσαλονίκης

Translation

Κύριε or Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Τριφυλλήῳ ἀβυδηκο Θεσαλονίκης.

Lord or Theotokos, help your servant Triphyllios abydikos of Thessalonica.