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Photios Syros (tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2558
Diameter 25 mm
Field diameter 21 mm

Obverse

Bust of St. George holding a spear and shield. Inscription on either side: |γ|ε.|γ,ο : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γε[ώρ]γ(ι)ο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

κε̅,θ,
τσ,
.τιτ,
συρ

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) [Φ]ωτίῳ τ(ῷ) Σύρῳ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Φωτίῳ τῷ Σύρῳ.

Lord, help your servant Photios Syros.