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John Sgouros, notarios (tenth/eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. George holding a spear in his right hand and a shield in his left. Inscription in two columns: ̣|Γ|Ε–|Ρ|Γ,: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ΚΕ,Θ,
ΤΣ̣
Ι̅ΝΟΤΑΡ,
ΤΟΣΓ
Ρ,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Ἰω(άννῃ) νοταρ(ίῳ) το Σγουρ(ῷ)

Obverse

Bust of St. George holding a spear in his right hand and a shield in his left. Inscription in two columns: ̣|Γ|Ε–|Ρ|Γ,: ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεώργ(ιος). Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ΚΕ,Θ,
ΤΣ̣
Ι̅ΝΟΤΑΡ,
ΤΟΣΓ
Ρ,

Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δού(λῳ) Ἰω(άννῃ) νοταρ(ίῳ) το Σγουρ(ῷ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2482
Diameter 24.0 mm
Previous Editions

C. Stavrakos, Die byzantinischen Bleisiegel mit Familiennamen aus der Sammlung des Numismatischen Museums Athen (Wiesbaden, 2000), 347.

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Ἰωάννῃ νοταρίῳ το Σγουρῷ.

Lord, help your servant John Sgouros, notarios.