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George (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. George holding a spear over his right shoulder and a shield in his left hand. Epigraphy: |γε||ργ|ι|οσ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
γε
ργιοσ
μοιτγε
ργι
φυλα
  

Γεώργιός μοι τῷ Γεωργίῳ φύλαξ

Obverse

Bust of St. George holding a spear over his right shoulder and a shield in his left hand. Epigraphy: |γε||ργ|ι|οσ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
γε
ργιοσ
μοιτγε
ργι
φυλα
  

Γεώργιός μοι τῷ Γεωργίῳ φύλαξ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3509
Diameter 17.0 mm; field: 13.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 254.

Translation

Γεώργιός μοι τῷ Γεωργίῳ φύλαξ.

May George be the guardian of George.

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