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Leo imperial spatharios and kommerkiarios of Thessalonica (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5628
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 18.39.
Cf. a similar seal with the same alignment of letters in Konstantopoulos, no. 6.

Obverse

Patriarchal cross (X at the crossings of the upper and lower arms) on three steps with fleurons rising from base (up to and slightly beyond lower transverse bar); pellets above the upper arms. Circular inscription along border of dots.

ΚΕΟΗΘΕΙΤΣΔΟΥ.

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ

Reverse

Inscription of five lines preceded and followed by a row of three pellets. Border of dots.

···
ΛΕΟΝ
ΤΙ,ΣΠΑ
Θ,ΚΟΥΜ
ΕΡΚΙΑΡ,
ΘΕΣΑΛΟ
···

Λέοντι βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ κουμερκιαρίῳ Θεσαλονίκης

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Λέοντι βασιλικῷ σπαθαρίῳ καὶ κουμερκιαρίῳ Θεσαλονίκης.

Lord, help your servant Leo imperial spatharios and kommerkiarios of Thessalonica.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5628
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 18.39.
Cf. a similar seal with the same alignment of letters in Konstantopoulos, no. 6.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5628
Diameter 24 mm
Field diameter 19 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 1, no. 18.39.
Cf. a similar seal with the same alignment of letters in Konstantopoulos, no. 6.

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