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George (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. George holding a spear and shield. Sigla on either side: |ΓΕ||Ρ|ΓΙ|ΟΣ: ὁ ἅγιος Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
ΓΕ
ΡΓΙΟΣ
ΜΟΙΤΓΕ
ΡΓΙ
ΥΛΑΞ
  

Γεώργιος μοι τῷ Γεωργίῳ φύλαξ

Obverse

Bust of St. George holding a spear and shield. Sigla on either side: |ΓΕ||Ρ|ΓΙ|ΟΣ: ὁ ἅγιος Γεώργιος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Decorations above and below. Border of dots.

  
ΓΕ
ΡΓΙΟΣ
ΜΟΙΤΓΕ
ΡΓΙ
ΥΛΑΞ
  

Γεώργιος μοι τῷ Γεωργίῳ φύλαξ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3595
Diameter 18.0 mm; field: 12.0 mm
Previous Editions

Translation

Γεώργιος μοι τῷ Γεωργίῳ φύλαξ.

George is the guardian for me, George.

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