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George (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. George, facing, wearing the chlamys and holding a spear in his right hand and a shield in his left. Inscription to both sides: |Γ|Ε||ΡΓ|ι|ο|σ: ὁ ἅγιος Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

γραφ,
σφραγιζ,
λογσ
γεργι
ου

Γραφὰς σφραγίζω καὶ λόγους Γεωργίου

Obverse

Bust of St. George, facing, wearing the chlamys and holding a spear in his right hand and a shield in his left. Inscription to both sides: |Γ|Ε||ΡΓ|ι|ο|σ: ὁ ἅγιος Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

γραφ,
σφραγιζ,
λογσ
γεργι
ου

Γραφὰς σφραγίζω καὶ λόγους Γεωργίου

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1436
Diameter 16.0 mm; field: 11.0 mm
Previous Editions

Wassiliou-Seibt, Corpus, no. 372a.
Cf. Schlumberger, p. 53, no. 7; Laurent, Bulles métriques, no. 68.

Translation

Γραφὰς σφραγίζω καὶ λόγους Γεωργίου.

I seal the writings and words of George.

Commentary

Dodecasyllable.