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George (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

A bust of St George; details indistinct. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of at least four lines; only traces of the fourth line can be discerned. Border of dots.


ΓΕ
Ρ
Ο̣ΝΣΟ̣
ΧΑΗΛ

Γεώρ[γι]ον σὸ[ν, Μι]χαὴλ, [λάτριν σκέπ(οις)]

Obverse

A bust of St George; details indistinct. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of at least four lines; only traces of the fourth line can be discerned. Border of dots.


ΓΕ
Ρ
Ο̣ΝΣΟ̣
ΧΑΗΛ

Γεώρ[γι]ον σὸ[ν, Μι]χαὴλ, [λάτριν σκέπ(οις)]

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2896
Diameter 16.0 mm
Condition Half.
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Γεώργιον σὸν, Μιχαὴλ, λάτριν σκέποις.

Michael, may you protect your servant George.

Commentary

Metrical inscription of twelve syllables that should be added to the corpus assembled by Wassiliou-Seibt.