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Demetrios hypatos, imperial kommerkiarios of the abydos of Thessalonica (ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

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

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. No visible border.

ΔΙΜΗ
ΤΡΙΥΠΤ
ΒΚΟ..ΡΚ
ΒΥΔΘ.

Διμητρίῳ ὑπάτ, βασιλικῷ κομερκιαρίῳ τοῦ ἀβύδου Θεσαλονίκης

Obverse

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

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. No visible border.

ΔΙΜΗ
ΤΡΙΥΠΤ
ΒΚΟ..ΡΚ
ΒΥΔΘ.

Διμητρίῳ ὑπάτ, βασιλικῷ κομερκιαρίῳ τοῦ ἀβύδου Θεσαλονίκης

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1791
Diameter 30.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 18.3.
Cf. three similar seals published by Zacos-Veglery, no. 1852. They have the same allignment of letters (cf. DO Seals 2, no. 18.2) but are not from the same boulloterion.

Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.