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George (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans with the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla : Μ̣Ρ̣̅ΘΥ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ΚΕ̅,Θ,
ΤΣΔ
ΛΓΕΡ
Γ̣Ι

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γεωργίῳ

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans with the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla : Μ̣Ρ̣̅ΘΥ̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ΚΕ̅,Θ,
ΤΣΔ
ΛΓΕΡ
Γ̣Ι

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γεωργίῳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2517
Diameter 16.0 mm; field: 13.0 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.