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John (monk?) (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St. George with spear and shield. Inscription: Ο|Γ|Ε|Ρ|Γ,: ὁ ἅγιος Γεωργίος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with cross above. Border of dots.


ΣΚΕΠ,Α

ΘΛΙΤ,ΣΟΝ
ΛΑΤΡΙΝ
Ι̅̅

Σκέποις ἀθλιτ σὸν λάτριν Ἰωάννην

Obverse

Bust of St. George with spear and shield. Inscription: Ο|Γ|Ε|Ρ|Γ,: ὁ ἅγιος Γεωργίος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with cross above. Border of dots.


ΣΚΕΠ,Α

ΘΛΙΤ,ΣΟΝ
ΛΑΤΡΙΝ
Ι̅̅

Σκέποις ἀθλιτ σὸν λάτριν Ἰωάννην

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4778
Diameter 15.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 1977.

Translation

Σκέποις, ἀθλιτᾶ, σὸν λάτριν Ἰωάννην.

Champion, may you protect your servant John.

Commentary

Dodecasyllable.