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George Drosos (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God standing with her arms raised in prayer. Epigraphy visible at left: μρ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Dashes flank the top line and there is a decoration below. Border of dots.

γε
.ργιν
..οσισον
...ητον
ροσον
  

Γε[ώ]ργιων [δρ]όσισον, [ἁγν]ή, τὸν Δρόσον

Obverse

The Mother of God standing with her arms raised in prayer. Epigraphy visible at left: μρ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Dashes flank the top line and there is a decoration below. Border of dots.

γε
.ργιν
..οσισον
...ητον
ροσον
  

Γε[ώ]ργιων [δρ]όσισον, [ἁγν]ή, τὸν Δρόσον

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.375
Diameter 21.0 mm; field: 19.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 236c (citing previous editions).

Translation

Γεώργιων δρόσισον, ἁγνή, τὸν Δρόσον.

Lady, sprinkle the dew of your grace on George Drosos.

Commentary

See the comments on the inscription in the entry for BZS.1958.106.4498.