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Anonymous (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

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

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

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1299
Diameter 30.0 mm; field: 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

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

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).