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George (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

εσ
ποινσ
Ζ̣οι̣.σον
.ε̣̣ρ̣γιον
..τριν

Δέσποινα, σῷζοι[ς] σὸν [Γ]εώργιον [λά]τριν

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, with the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

εσ
ποινσ
Ζ̣οι̣.σον
.ε̣̣ρ̣γιον
..τριν

Δέσποινα, σῷζοι[ς] σὸν [Γ]εώργιον [λά]τριν

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4062
Diameter 19.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 626.

Translation

Δέσποινα, σῷζοις σὸν Γεώργιον λάτριν.

Lady, may you protect your servant George.

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