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George (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1438
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 11 mm
Condition Poorly struck; broken at the top.

Obverse

Bust of a military saint (perhaps St. George?), facing, with a spear in his right hand and a shield in his left. No visible inscription. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

κε
βοιθ
γερ
γι

Κύριε βοίθει Γεωργίῳ

Translation

Κύριε βοίθει Γεωργίῳ.

Lord, help George.

Commentary

Note the Β in the reverse inscription, a strange form of beta in this period; one would expect .

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1438
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 11 mm
Condition Poorly struck; broken at the top.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1438
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 11 mm
Condition Poorly struck; broken at the top.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1438
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 11 mm
Condition Poorly struck; broken at the top.

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