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Pardos hypatos and kommerkiarios of Thessalonica (ninth/tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1745
Diameter 22 mm
Condition Chipped.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 18.42.

Obverse

Bust of Christ, bearded, with a cross behind this head, hand raised in blessing, and holding a book. No identifying inscription. Circular inscription along the circumference. No visible border.

ΚΕΟΗΘΗΤΣΔΟ.

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a row of three pellets below. Border of dots.

ΠΡΔ
ΟΥΠΤΟ
ΚΟΥΜΕΡΚΗ
ΡΗΟΘΕΣ
ΛΟΝΗΚ/
···

Πάρδοῳ ὑπάτο καὶ κουμερκηαρήο Θεσαλονήκης

Translation

Κύριε βοήθη τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Πάρδοῳ ὑπάτο καὶ κουμερκηαρήο Θεσαλονήκης.

Lord, help your servant Pardos hypatos and kommerkiarios of Thessalonica.