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George (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion of Christ. Sigla : ̅ΘΥ: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, beginning with a cross. Decoration below. Border of dots. 

ΔΕΣ
ΠΟΙΝΣ
ΟΙΣΣΟΝ
ΓΕΡΓΙΟΝ
ΛΤΡΙΝ


Δέσποινα σῴζοις σὸν Γεώργιον λάτριν.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God holding the medallion of Christ. Sigla : ̅ΘΥ: Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, beginning with a cross. Decoration below. Border of dots. 

ΔΕΣ
ΠΟΙΝΣ
ΟΙΣΣΟΝ
ΓΕΡΓΙΟΝ
ΛΤΡΙΝ


Δέσποινα σῴζοις σὸν Γεώργιον λάτριν.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3649
Diameter 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 626 (listed by the negative number).

Translation

Δέσποινα σώζοις σὸν Γεώργιον λάτριν.

Lady, may you preserve your servant George.