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George domestikos (sixth/seventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Eagle with uplifted wings and head turned to right; in field above head of eagle, cruciform invocative monogram within circle (seemingly type IX). Linear border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Wreath border.

γεωρ
γιου.
ομεστι
κου 

Γεωργίου δομεστίκου

Obverse

Eagle with uplifted wings and head turned to right; in field above head of eagle, cruciform invocative monogram within circle (seemingly type IX). Linear border.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Wreath border.

γεωρ
γιου.
ομεστι
κου 

Γεωργίου δομεστίκου

Accession number BZS.1955.1.337
Diameter 26.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 619.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Γεωργίου δομεστίκου.

Theotokos help George domestikos.

Commentary

This seal represents one of the earliest representatives of invocative monogram type IX.