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George (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla visible at right : ΘΥ : [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε
ΟΗΘΓΕ̣
ΡΓΙ

Θ(εοτό)κε [β]οήθ(ει) Γε[ω]ργίῳ

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla visible at right : ΘΥ : [Μ(ήτη)ρ] Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines, beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε
ΟΗΘΓΕ̣
ΡΓΙ

Θ(εοτό)κε [β]οήθ(ει) Γε[ω]ργίῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1576
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 13.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Γεωργίῳ.

Theotokos, help George.