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Anonymous (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Half length of Saint George in military costume holding a lance in his right hand and a shield in his left. Inscription in two columns: |Γ̣Ε|̣ – ||ΟΣ̣ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώ[ρ]γιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Half length of Saint Theodore in military costume holding a lance in his right hand and a shield in his left. Inscription in two columns: ̣|Θ|̣|Ο̣ – Δ|Ρ|ΟΣὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεόδ(ω)ρος. Border of dots.

Obverse

Half length of Saint George in military costume holding a lance in his right hand and a shield in his left. Inscription in two columns: |Γ̣Ε|̣ – ||ΟΣ̣ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώ[ρ]γιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Half length of Saint Theodore in military costume holding a lance in his right hand and a shield in his left. Inscription in two columns: ̣|Θ|̣|Ο̣ – Δ|Ρ|ΟΣὁ ἅ(γιος) Θεόδ(ω)ρος. Border of dots.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.3533
Diameter 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 7, no. 16.78.

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

Commentary

The seal is double struck. For an example of another double struck seal, see no. 16.14 (BZS.1955.1.1794.), above.