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George Alopekes (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. George. Sigla: |ΓΙ: Ὁ ἅγιος Γεώργιος. Border of dots. 

Reverse

Inscription in five lines with a decoration above. Border of dots.


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λοπέκην φύλατε ὁμώνιμον σόν

Obverse

Bust of St. George. Sigla: |ΓΙ: Ὁ ἅγιος Γεώργιος. Border of dots. 

Reverse

Inscription in five lines with a decoration above. Border of dots.


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λοπέκην φύλατε ὁμώνιμον σόν

Accession number BZS.1958.106.2882
Diameter 17.0 mm; field: 14.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 93.

Translation

Ἀλοπέκην φύλατε ὁμώνιμον σόν.

Protect (your servant) of the same name, (George) Alopekes.

 

Commentary

The reading of the family name is tentatively restored as Alopekes; see Wassiliou-Seibt's comments in the work cited above.