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Christophoros (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3267
Diameter 20 mm
Field diameter 18 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. George nimbate, holding a spear and shield. Inscription on both sides: Ε-Ο|Ρ|Γ|Η: ἅγιος Γεώργηος. Wreath border.

Reverse

Patriarchal cross on three steps with ornamental flowers on both sides. Circular inscription within a linear border.

.ΩΦΟΡ,Ο ΔΟΥΛ,ΧΥ

Χριστώφορος ὁ δοῦλος Χριστο

Translation

Χριστώφορος ὁ δοῦλος Χριστοῦ.

Christophoros, the servant of Christ.