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George Artavasdos (twelfth century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God standing, orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. Traces of epigraphy visible on the left: Μρ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, top line missing. Border of dots.

....
ουσφρ
ισμτ̣
ρτσ̣
ου

[Γεωργί]ου σφρά[γ]ισμα τοῦ [Ἀ]ρταβάσδου

Obverse

The Mother of God standing, orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. Traces of epigraphy visible on the left: Μρ̅: Μ(ήτη)ρ [Θ(εο)ῦ]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, top line missing. Border of dots.

....
ουσφρ
ισμτ̣
ρτσ̣
ου

[Γεωργί]ου σφρά[γ]ισμα τοῦ [Ἀ]ρταβάσδου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1310
Diameter 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 270.

Translation

Γεωργίου σφράγισμα τοῦ Ἀρταβάσδου.

Seal of George Artavasdos.

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