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George strategos (seventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3051
Diameter 25 mm

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type II). In lower angles of the cruciform, inscription in two lines: ΓΕΡ|ΓΙΟΥ. Wreath border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Γεωργίου

Reverse

Eagle with uplifted wings and head turned to left; in field above head of eagle, cruciform monogram. Wreath border.

α - γ - η - ο - ρ - σ - τ - υ

στρατηγοῦ

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει. Γεωργίου στρατηγοῦ.

Theotokos, lend Thy aid. (Seal of) George strategos.

Commentary

It is possible that the monogram above the eagle on the reverse reads the name Στρατηγίου (Strategios), but that is much less likely, as a double name, than strategos.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3051
Diameter 25 mm

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Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3051
Diameter 25 mm

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Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3051
Diameter 25 mm

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