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Anonymous (eleventh century, second half)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1299
Diameter 30 mm
Field diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1299.

Obverse

St. George standing, holding a spear and shield. Sigla on both sides: |γε||ργ|ι|ο|σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above and a decoration below. Border of dots.

  
μαρτοισ
χυ̅σσον
μετσ
οικετη
  

μάρτοις Χ(ριστο)ῦ, σῶσον με τῷ σῷ οἰκέτῃ

Translation

μάρτοις Χριστοῦ, σῶσον με τῷ σῷ οἰκέτῃ.

Martyr of Christ, preserve me, your servant.

Commentary

Note the change in case from the accusative (με) to the dative (τῷ σῷ οἰκέτῃ).

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1299
Diameter 30 mm
Field diameter 26 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1299.