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George Orestes (fourteenth century)

 
 

Obverse

St John the Baptist standing, holding a staff cross and offering a blessing. Epigraphy on either side: Ο||ΓΙ|ΟΙΩ̅|ΟΠΡ|ΔΡΟ|Ο|: ὁ ἅγιος Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Πρ(ό)δρομος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross of dots at the end. Border of dots.

ΦΡΣ
ΠΡΟΔΡΟΟΣ
ΟΡΕΣΤΟΥ
ΓΕΩΡ
ΟΥ

σφραγὶς Πρόδρομος Ὀρέστου Γεωργίου

Obverse

St John the Baptist standing, holding a staff cross and offering a blessing. Epigraphy on either side: Ο||ΓΙ|ΟΙΩ̅|ΟΠΡ|ΔΡΟ|Ο|: ὁ ἅγιος Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Πρ(ό)δρομος. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross of dots at the end. Border of dots.

ΦΡΣ
ΠΡΟΔΡΟΟΣ
ΟΡΕΣΤΟΥ
ΓΕΩΡ
ΟΥ

σφραγὶς Πρόδρομος Ὀρέστου Γεωργίου

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4842
Diameter 29.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2751.

Translation

σφραγὶς Πρόδρομος Ὀρέστου Γεωργίου.

The Forerunner is the seal of George Orestes.

Commentary