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Leo hypatos, protonotarios, and kommerkiarios of the West (ninth century)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.1813

Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, 1.27b.

Details

Diameter:
28 mm

Obverse

Leo hypatos, protonotarios, and kommerkiarios of the West (ninth century)

Cruciform invocative monogram, type V. In the angles: τσ|δΛ. Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Leo hypatos, protonotarios, and kommerkiarios of the West (ninth century)

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

λεοντι
υπτνο
τSκομερκ
τησδυσε

Λέοντι ὑπάτ(ῳ) (πρωτο)νοτ(άρίῳ) (καὶ) κομερκ(ιαρίῳ) τῆς Δύσε(ως)

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι ὑπάτῳ, πρωτονοτάρίῳ καὶ κομμερκιαρίῳ τῆς Δύσεως.

Theotokos, help your servant Leo hypatos protonotarios and kommerikiarios of the West.

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Commentary

This seal comes from the same boulloterion as BZS.1958.106.1614, and the readings of the two are combined here. See also the commentary to that entry.

 

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