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Anonymous (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

St John the Baptist, with his right hand raised and the left hand indistinct, most likely holding a closed scroll; he wears the melote with his right shoulder and chest exposed. Inscription in column at right: ̣|.̣̅|Ο|: ὁ ἅ(γιος) [Ἰ]ω(άννης) ὁ Πρ(όδρομος). Indeterminate border.

Reverse

St George in military costume holding a lance in his right hand and a shield in his left. Inscription in two columns: ̣|Γ̣Ε|̣Ρ̣|Γ|Ι|Ο|Σ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Obverse

St John the Baptist, with his right hand raised and the left hand indistinct, most likely holding a closed scroll; he wears the melote with his right shoulder and chest exposed. Inscription in column at right: ̣|.̣̅|Ο|: ὁ ἅ(γιος) [Ἰ]ω(άννης) ὁ Πρ(όδρομος). Indeterminate border.

Reverse

St George in military costume holding a lance in his right hand and a shield in his left. Inscription in two columns: ̣|Γ̣Ε|̣Ρ̣|Γ|Ι|Ο|Σ: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3518
Diameter 15.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 7, no. 13.14.

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