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George (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

The Crucifixion, with the Virgin and St John standing at the foot of the Cross. Inscription : Η|Σ|Τ|Α|.Ρ̣|Ο̣|Σ|Ι|Σ̣ : ἡ Στα[ύ]ροσις. Border of dots.

Reverse

Bust of St George, in civil garb, holding the martyr's cross. Inscription : Ο|Γ|ΕΟ|ΡΓ|Ι : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεόργι(ος). Within concentric borders of dots, a circular inscription beginning at twelve o'clock: ΚΕ,Θ,ΤΣΔΛ,ΓΕΡΓΙ̣ : Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ) Γεωργίῳ.

Obverse

The Crucifixion, with the Virgin and St John standing at the foot of the Cross. Inscription : Η|Σ|Τ|Α|.Ρ̣|Ο̣|Σ|Ι|Σ̣ : ἡ Στα[ύ]ροσις. Border of dots.

Reverse

Bust of St George, in civil garb, holding the martyr's cross. Inscription : Ο|Γ|ΕΟ|ΡΓ|Ι : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γεόργι(ος). Within concentric borders of dots, a circular inscription beginning at twelve o'clock: ΚΕ,Θ,ΤΣΔΛ,ΓΕΡΓΙ̣ : Κ(ύρι)ε β(οή)θ(ει) τῷ σῷ δούλ(ῳ) Γεωργίῳ.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5619
Diameter 26.0 mm; field: 21.0 mm

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῷ σῷ δούλῳ Γεωργίῳ.

Lord, help your servant George.