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George (twelfth century, first half)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3001
Diameter 19 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 249.

Obverse

St. George standing, holding a spear in his right hand. Details indistinct. Epigraphy faintly visible on either side: |γε|ρ|γ,: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

γερ
γιο,σκε
ποισμε
τονσον
.κετ,

Γεώργιο(ν) σκέποις με τὸν σὸν [ἱ]κέτην

Translation

Γεώργιον σκέποις με τὸν σὸν ἱκέτην.

May you protect me, your suppliant George.

Commentary

We read the last word as ἱκέτην ("suppliant") but this may simply be a homophonic error for the far more common οἰκέτην ("servant").

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3001
Diameter 19 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 249.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3001
Diameter 19 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 249.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3001
Diameter 19 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 249.

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