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George (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Standing figure of St. George holding a spear and shield. Sigla on either side: |Γ|Ε|Ρ|Γ,: ὁ ἅγιος Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΟΜΟΝΥ
ΜΝΤΤ
ΧΑΡΗΝΗ
ΜΑΡΤ

ὁμονυμοῦντ(ι) τὴν χάρην δήδου, μάρτ(υς)

Obverse

Standing figure of St. George holding a spear and shield. Sigla on either side: |Γ|Ε|Ρ|Γ,: ὁ ἅγιος Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ΟΜΟΝΥ
ΜΝΤΤ
ΧΑΡΗΝΗ
ΜΑΡΤ

ὁμονυμοῦντ(ι) τὴν χάρην δήδου, μάρτ(υς)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.877
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 16.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1679.

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

Translation

ὁμονυμοῦντι τὴν χάρην δήδου, μάρτυς.

Martyr, bestow your grace upon your servant of the same name.