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George Gribas (twelfth century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. George holding a spear and a shield. Epigraphy on either side: |γε||ργ|ι|ο|σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


γεργι
οετονγρι
ααρτυσ
σκεποισ

Γεώργιόν με τὸν Γρίβαν, μάρτυς, σκέποις

Obverse

Bust of St. George holding a spear and a shield. Epigraphy on either side: |γε||ργ|ι|ο|σ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


γεργι
οετονγρι
ααρτυσ
σκεποισ

Γεώργιόν με τὸν Γρίβαν, μάρτυς, σκέποις

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1907
Diameter 21.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 240.

Translation

Γεώργιόν με τὸν Γρίβαν, μάρτυς, σκέποις.

Martyr, may you protect me, George Gribas.

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