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George (fourteenth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.458
Diameter 34 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Obverse

St. George standing, holding a spear and shield. Details indistinct. Traces of an inscription visible at right: γε|ργι|ο : [ὁ ἅγιος] Γεώργιο[ς]. Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, a cross above. Linear border.


σ̣φ̣ραγισπ̣
φ,κεντωγρ̣
φωνγεωργιο̣
ομαρτυσγεω
γιοςορατ
ηλατ

σφραγὶς π[έ]φ(υ)κεν τῶν γρ[α]φῶν Γεωργίο[υ] ὁ μάρτυς Γεώ[ρ]γιος ὁ στρατηλάτ(ης)

Translation

σφραγὶς πέφυκεν τῶν γραφῶν Γεωργίου. ὁ μάρτυς Γεώργιος ὁ στρατηλάτης.

This is the seal of George's letters. The martyr is George the Stratelates.