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George (thirteenth/fourteenth century)

 
 

Obverse

St. George standing, holding a spear and shield. Details indistinct. Traces of an inscription visible at right: Ο|Α|ΓΙ|..ΓΕΩ||Ο: ὁ ἅγι[ος] Γεώ[ρ]γιος. Linear border.

Reverse

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


Σ̣Φ̣ΡΑΓΙΣΠ̣
ΦΥΚΑΤΓΡ̣
ΦΓΕΩΡ̣
ΟΜΑΡΤΥΣΓΕΩ
ΡΓΙΟΣ
ΟΕΡΡΟ̣
ΦΥΛΑ

σφραγὶς π[έ]φυκα τῶν γρ[α]φῶν Γεωργίου, ὁ μάρτυς Γεώ[ρ]γιος ὁ στερρὸ[ς] φύλαξ

Obverse

St. George standing, holding a spear and shield. Details indistinct. Traces of an inscription visible at right: Ο|Α|ΓΙ|..ΓΕΩ||Ο: ὁ ἅγι[ος] Γεώ[ρ]γιος. Linear border.

Reverse

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


Σ̣Φ̣ΡΑΓΙΣΠ̣
ΦΥΚΑΤΓΡ̣
ΦΓΕΩΡ̣
ΟΜΑΡΤΥΣΓΕΩ
ΡΓΙΟΣ
ΟΕΡΡΟ̣
ΦΥΛΑ

σφραγὶς π[έ]φυκα τῶν γρ[α]φῶν Γεωργίου, ὁ μάρτυς Γεώ[ρ]γιος ὁ στερρὸ[ς] φύλαξ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.458
Diameter 34.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2730.

Translation

σφραγὶς πέφυκα τῶν γραφῶν Γεωργίου, ὁ μάρτυς Γεώργιος ὁ στερρὸς φύλαξ.

I am the seal of George's writings -- I, the martyr George, the stalwart guardian.

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