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George protospatharios (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. George holding a spear in his right hand and a shield in his left. Inscription in two columns: |Γ̣|.|Ω|Ρ– ..O. : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γ[ε]ώρ[γι]ο[ς]. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ΚΕ̅
ΟΗΘΕΙ
ΓΕΡΓΙ̣
Α'ΣΠΑΘ'

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει Γεωργίῳ (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ)

Obverse

Bust of St. George holding a spear in his right hand and a shield in his left. Inscription in two columns: |Γ̣|.|Ω|Ρ– ..O. : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γ[ε]ώρ[γι]ο[ς]. Border of dots.

Reverse

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

ΚΕ̅
ΟΗΘΕΙ
ΓΕΡΓΙ̣
Α'ΣΠΑΘ'

Κ(ύρι)ε βοήθει Γεωργίῳ (πρωτο)σπαθ(αρίῳ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2645
Diameter 19.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Γεωργίῳ πρωτοσπαθαρίῳ.

Lord, help George protospatharios.