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Leo imperial kommerkiarios and abydetikos of Thessalonica (eighth/ninth century)

 
 

Obverse

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

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Wreath border.

ΛΕΝ
ΤΟΣΒ/ΚΜ
ΕΡΚΗΡΙ
ΒΥΔΗΤΗΚ
ΘΕΣΣΛΟ
..ΚΗΣ

Λέοντος βασιλικοῦ κουμερκηαρίου καὶ ἀβυδητηκοῦ Θεσσαλονίκης

Obverse

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

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Wreath border.

ΛΕΝ
ΤΟΣΒ/ΚΜ
ΕΡΚΗΡΙ
ΒΥΔΗΤΗΚ
ΘΕΣΣΛΟ
..ΚΗΣ

Λέοντος βασιλικοῦ κουμερκηαρίου καὶ ἀβυδητηκοῦ Θεσσαλονίκης

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3951
Diameter 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 18.4b.
Zacos-Veglery, no. 2101d.
Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 3134.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντος βασιλικοῦ κουμερκηαρίου καὶ ἀβυδητηκοῦ Θεσσαλονίκης.

Theotokos, help your servant Leo imperial kommerkiarios and abydetikos of Thessalonica.

Commentary

See the commentary to BZS 1947.2.171.