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George (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: μ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


σονλ,
αγνηγε̣
ργιον
μερου
ρ̣ε̣ι̣

σὸν δοῦλ(ον), ἁγνή, Γεώργιόν με φρούρει

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: μ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


σονλ,
αγνηγε̣
ργιον
μερου
ρ̣ε̣ι̣

σὸν δοῦλ(ον), ἁγνή, Γεώργιόν με φρούρει

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.810
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2217.

Translation

σὸν δοῦλον, ἁγνή, Γεώργιόν με φρούρει.

Holy One, watch over me, your servant George.

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