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George (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Standing figure of St. George holding a spear and shield. Sigla on either side: |Γ|Ε|Ρ|Γ,: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ΟΜΟΝΥ
ΜΝΤΤ
ΧΑΡΗΝΗ
ΜΑΡΤ

ὁμονυμοῦντ(ι) τὴν χάρην δήδου, μάρτ(υς)

Obverse

Standing figure of St. George holding a spear and shield. Sigla on either side: |Γ|Ε|Ρ|Γ,: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ΟΜΟΝΥ
ΜΝΤΤ
ΧΑΡΗΝΗ
ΜΑΡΤ

ὁμονυμοῦντ(ι) τὴν χάρην δήδου, μάρτ(υς)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2269
Diameter 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1679.

Translation

ὁμονυμοῦντι τὴν χάρην δίδου, μάρτυς.

Bestow your grace upon your servant of the same name, martyr.

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