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Anonymous (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

The Virgin orans. Sigla: ̣̅ΘΥ̣̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots surrounded by a decorative floral pattern or ranceau.

 

Reverse

St George in military costume holding a lance in his right hand and a shield in his left. Inscription in two columns; traces preserved at right: |Ρ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γε]ώρ(γιος). Border of dots surrounded by a decorative floral pattern or ranceau.

Obverse

The Virgin orans. Sigla: ̣̅ΘΥ̣̅ : Μ(ήτη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots surrounded by a decorative floral pattern or ranceau.

 

Reverse

St George in military costume holding a lance in his right hand and a shield in his left. Inscription in two columns; traces preserved at right: |Ρ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γε]ώρ(γιος). Border of dots surrounded by a decorative floral pattern or ranceau.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3473
Diameter 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 7, 5.70. 

Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.