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George (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a spear and shield. Sigla preserved at left: |ΓΕ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γε[ώργ(ιος)]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΕΓΑ
ΛΟΜΑΡ̣Τ
Θ̣Τ.
Δ,ΓΕΟΡ
ΓΙΟ

μεγαλομάρτ(υς) β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ [σ]ῷ δού(λῳ) Γεοργίο

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a spear and shield. Sigla preserved at left: |ΓΕ : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γε[ώργ(ιος)]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΕΓΑ
ΛΟΜΑΡ̣Τ
Θ̣Τ.
Δ,ΓΕΟΡ
ΓΙΟ

μεγαλομάρτ(υς) β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ [σ]ῷ δού(λῳ) Γεοργίο

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2245
Diameter 20.0 mm; field: 13.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

μεγαλομάρτυς βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γεοργίο.

Great martyr, help your servant George.