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George protospatharios and praipositos (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

St. George standing, holding spear in right hand and shield in left hand. Inscription: |ΓΕ| : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώ(ργιος). Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Linear border.

Κ̣Ε̣..
Γ̣ΕΡΓΙ
Α͂ΣΠΑΘΑ
ΡΙΚΕ
ΠΡΕΠ
ΣΙΤ

Κ(ύρι)ε [β(οή)θ(ει)] Γεωργίῳ (πρωτο)σπαθαρίῳ κὲ πρεπωσίτῳ 

Obverse

St. George standing, holding spear in right hand and shield in left hand. Inscription: |ΓΕ| : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώ(ργιος). Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines. Linear border.

Κ̣Ε̣..
Γ̣ΕΡΓΙ
Α͂ΣΠΑΘΑ
ΡΙΚΕ
ΠΡΕΠ
ΣΙΤ

Κ(ύρι)ε [β(οή)θ(ει)] Γεωργίῳ (πρωτο)σπαθαρίῳ κὲ πρεπωσίτῳ 

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.263
Diameter 23.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Γεωργίῳ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ κὲ πρεπωσίτῳ.

Lord, help George, protospatharios and praipositos.