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George priest (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. George, facing, holding spear in his left hand and a shield in his right. Inscription to left and right: .|Γ|Ε|.|.Γ|Ι|Ο|Σ: ἅγιος Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΣΚΕΠ
ΜΑΡΤΥΣ
ΓΕΡΓ..
ΙΕΡΕΑ

Σκέπε μάρτυς Γεώργιον ἱερέα

Obverse

Bust of St. George, facing, holding spear in his left hand and a shield in his right. Inscription to left and right: .|Γ|Ε|.|.Γ|Ι|Ο|Σ: ἅγιος Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΣΚΕΠ
ΜΑΡΤΥΣ
ΓΕΡΓ..
ΙΕΡΕΑ

Σκέπε μάρτυς Γεώργιον ἱερέα

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1434
Diameter 17.0 mm; field: 15.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1087.

Translation

Σκέπε μάρτυς Γεώργιον ἱερέα.

Martyr, protect George the priest.

Commentary

Dodecasyllable.