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George (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with her hands outstretched to her left, towards the manus Dei. On either side, sigla: ̅θυ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, decorations above and below. Border of dots.


ειησ
οηθοσ
χε̅σγε
ργι


εἴης βοηθός, Χ(ριστ)έ, σῷ Γεωργίῳ

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with her hands outstretched to her left, towards the manus Dei. On either side, sigla: ̅θυ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, decorations above and below. Border of dots.


ειησ
οηθοσ
χε̅σγε
ργι


εἴης βοηθός, Χ(ριστ)έ, σῷ Γεωργίῳ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.855
Diameter 24.0 mm; field: 17.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 692 (listing the seal incorrectly as BZS 1958.106.854).

Translation

εἴης βοηθός, Χριστέ, σῷ Γεωργίῳ.

May you, Christ, be of help to your servant George.