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Christopher (tenth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of Saint George, holding spear in right hand and shield in left hand. Inscription : |Γ|Ε.|Ρ||Η : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γε[ώ]ργη(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Double cross on three steps, ornamental flowers. On the circumference : ΧΦΟΡ..ΔΟΥΛ,ΧΥ : Χ(ριστ)ωφόρ[ος] δοῦλ(ος) Χ(ριστο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Obverse

Bust of Saint George, holding spear in right hand and shield in left hand. Inscription : |Γ|Ε.|Ρ||Η : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γε[ώ]ργη(ος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Double cross on three steps, ornamental flowers. On the circumference : ΧΦΟΡ..ΔΟΥΛ,ΧΥ : Χ(ριστ)ωφόρ[ος] δοῦλ(ος) Χ(ριστο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3317
Diameter 19.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm

Translation

Χριστωφόρος δούλος Χριστοῦ.

Christopher, servant of Christ.

Commentary

Note the reversed letters on the right side of the obverse.