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George (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a spear and shield. Inscription : |Γ|Ε|Ρ|Γ, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, beginning with a cross. A row of pellets above the inscription and a cross below. Border of dots.

  
ΚΕ̣Θ
ΤΣ̣̣Δ
ΓΕΡΓ,


Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Γεωργ(ίῳ)

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a spear and shield. Inscription : |Γ|Ε|Ρ|Γ, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, beginning with a cross. A row of pellets above the inscription and a cross below. Border of dots.

  
ΚΕ̣Θ
ΤΣ̣̣Δ
ΓΕΡΓ,


Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δ(ούλῳ) Γεωργ(ίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2481
Diameter 24.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γεωργίῳ.

Lord, help your servant George.