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George (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God standing, shown half-length, turned towards the manus Dei to her left. Sigla : ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, beginning with a cross. Α cross of dots above. Border of dots.

  
ΕΙΗΣ
ΟΗΘΟΣ
ΧΕ̅ΣΓΕ
ΡΓΙ

εἴης βοηθὸς, Χ(ριστ)έ, σῷ Γεωργίῳ

Obverse

The Mother of God standing, shown half-length, turned towards the manus Dei to her left. Sigla : ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, beginning with a cross. Α cross of dots above. Border of dots.

  
ΕΙΗΣ
ΟΗΘΟΣ
ΧΕ̅ΣΓΕ
ΡΓΙ

εἴης βοηθὸς, Χ(ριστ)έ, σῷ Γεωργίῳ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.3655
Diameter 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 692.

Translation

εἴης βοηθὸς, Χριστέ, σῷ Γεωργίῳ.

May you, Christ, be of help to your servant George.