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George (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with her hands upraised in prayer. Sigla on either side: μ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.


γερ
γιονμε
σονλατρ
αγσκε
ποισ

Γεώργιόν με σὸν λάτρ(ιν), ἁγνή, σκέποις

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with her hands upraised in prayer. Sigla on either side: μ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Border of dots.


γερ
γιονμε
σονλατρ
αγσκε
ποισ

Γεώργιόν με σὸν λάτρ(ιν), ἁγνή, σκέποις

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3458
Diameter 22.0 mm; field: 18.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 239.

Translation

Γεώργιόν με σὸν λάτριν, ἁγνή, σκέποις.

Holy One, may you protect me, your servant George.

Commentary