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George Botaneiates (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Half preserved image of St George standing, his left hand resting on his shield. Sigla at right: γ.|οσ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώρ]γ[ι]ος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ομ
υμον
οτ̣
τ
π

ὁμ[ών]υμον [σὸν] Βοτα[νει]άτην [σκέ]π[οις]

Obverse

Half preserved image of St George standing, his left hand resting on his shield. Sigla at right: γ.|οσ : [ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώρ]γ[ι]ος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

ομ
υμον
οτ̣
τ
π

ὁμ[ών]υμον [σὸν] Βοτα[νει]άτην [σκέ]π[οις]

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1912
Diameter 26.0 mm
Condition Broken; half preserved.
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1607.

Translation

ὁμώνυμον σὸν Βοτανειάτην σκέποις.

May you protect your servant Botaneiates, who shares your name.