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

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.876
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 18.23.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 2589.

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (of indeterminate type); visible in the lower quarters: ΔΛ. Wreath border.

Κύριε/Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription. No visible border.

ΚΙΕΠ
ΘΕΣΣ
ΟΝΙΚ

.... καὶ ἐπάρχῳ Θεσσαλονίκης

Translation

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

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