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George Monomachos (twelfth century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Standing figure of St. George, a spear in his right hand and a shield in his left. Inscription: |γ|ε||ργι|ο : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργιο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


ομονυ
μονσκε
ποισμεσον
μονομ
χον

ὁμώνυμον σκέποις με σὸν Μονομάχον

Obverse

Standing figure of St. George, a spear in his right hand and a shield in his left. Inscription: |γ|ε||ργι|ο : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργιο(ς). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


ομονυ
μονσκε
ποισμεσον
μονομ
χον

ὁμώνυμον σκέποις με σὸν Μονομάχον

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3948
Diameter 30.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1601 (listed under the wrong accession number).

Translation

ὁμώνυμον σκέποις με σὸν Μονομάχον.

May you protect me, your servant Monomachos who shares your name.

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