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George (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a spear and shield. Sigla : ̣|Ρ|Ο|Σ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γε]ώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ΚΕΘ̣
ΤΣ.
ΓΕΡ..

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ [δ(ούλῳ)] Γεωρ[γί]ῳ

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a spear and shield. Sigla : ̣|Ρ|Ο|Σ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γε]ώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ΚΕΘ̣
ΤΣ.
ΓΕΡ..

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ [δ(ούλῳ)] Γεωρ[γί]ῳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2528
Diameter 19.0 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.