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George (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St George, with spear and shield. Inscription : |Γ|Ε|Ρ̣|Γ̣|Ι̣: ὁ ἅγιος Γεώργι(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

  
Γ̣ΡΑΦΑΣ
Σ̣ΦΡΑΓΙ
ΚΕΛΟΓΣ
Γ̣ΕΡΓΙ
̣

γραφὰς σφραγίζ(ω) κὲ λόγους Γεωργίου

Obverse

Bust of St George, with spear and shield. Inscription : |Γ|Ε|Ρ̣|Γ̣|Ι̣: ὁ ἅγιος Γεώργι(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

  
Γ̣ΡΑΦΑΣ
Σ̣ΦΡΑΓΙ
ΚΕΛΟΓΣ
Γ̣ΕΡΓΙ
̣

γραφὰς σφραγίζ(ω) κὲ λόγους Γεωργίου

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.447
Diameter 17.0 mm
Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

γραφὰς σφραγίζω κὲ λόγους Γεωργίου.

I seal the letters and correspondence of George.

Commentary

Metrical inscription of twelve syllables that should be included in the entry published by Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 372.