You are here:Home/Resources/ Byzantine Seals/ Search the Catalogue/ Demetrios hypatos, imperial kommerkiarios of the abydos of Thessalonica (ninth century)

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

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1791
Diameter 30 mm
Condition Crushed in the center; two marks of cancellation.
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.

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

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Διμητρίῳ ὑπάτῳ, βασιλικῷ κομερκιαρίῳ τοῦ ἀβύδου Θεσαλονίκης.

Theotokos, help your servant Demetrios hypatos, imperial kommerkiarios of the abydos of Thessalonica.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1791
Diameter 30 mm
Condition Crushed in the center; two marks of cancellation.
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.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1791
Diameter 30 mm
Condition Crushed in the center; two marks of cancellation.
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.

Parallels

Related Content