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George (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Standing figure of the Virgin holding Christ in her right arm. Visible at right : ΘΥ : [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΑΓΝΗ
ΣΦΡΑΓΙΖ,
ΤΑΓΡΦ,
ΓΕΡΓ
Ι

ἁγνή, σφραγίζ(οις) τὰ(ς) γραφ(ὰς) Γεωργίου

Obverse

Standing figure of the Virgin holding Christ in her right arm. Visible at right : ΘΥ : [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.

ΑΓΝΗ
ΣΦΡΑΓΙΖ,
ΤΑΓΡΦ,
ΓΕΡΓ
Ι

ἁγνή, σφραγίζ(οις) τὰ(ς) γραφ(ὰς) Γεωργίου

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3589
Diameter 22.0 mm

Translation

ἁγνή, σφραγίζοις τὰς γραφὰς Γεωργίου.

Holy One, may you protect the letters of George.

Commentary

This inscription should be added to the corpus of metrical seals compiled by Wassiliou-Seibt.