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George (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans. Inscription : Μ̣Θ̣ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΘΚΕΘ
ΤΣΔ
ΛΓΕΡ
ΓΙ

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γεωργίῳ

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans. Inscription : Μ̣Θ̣ : Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

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


ΘΚΕΘ
ΤΣΔ
ΛΓΕΡ
ΓΙ

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γεωργίῳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2685
Diameter 17.0 mm; field: 12.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γεωργίῳ.

Theotokos, help your servant George.