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George (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a spear and shield. Inscription on either side: |γ|ε|ρ|γ, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

γραφ,
σφραγι̣
Sλογ.
γερ
...

γραφ(ὰς) σφραγίζ(ω) (καὶ) λόγου[ς] Γεωρ[γίου]

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a spear and shield. Inscription on either side: |γ|ε|ρ|γ, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

γραφ,
σφραγι̣
Sλογ.
γερ
...

γραφ(ὰς) σφραγίζ(ω) (καὶ) λόγου[ς] Γεωρ[γίου]

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3612
Diameter 19.0 mm
Condition Chipped at the bottom.
Previous Editions

Cf. the metrical inscriptions published in Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 372.

Translation

γραφὰς σφραγίζω καὶ λόγους Γεωργίου.

I seal George's letters and documents.

Commentary

This seal should be added to Wassiliou-Seibt's catalogue of metrical seals.