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Anonymous (eleventh century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a spear and shield. Inscription on either side: |γ, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γ(ε)ώ[ργ(ιος)]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. A decoration above. Border of dots.


σον
.ικετην
..εποισ,
ρτυρ,
κλεο

σὸν [ο]ἰκέτην [σκ]έποις μ(ε), μαρτύρων κλέο(ς)

Obverse

Bust of St George holding a spear and shield. Inscription on either side: |γ, : ὁ ἅ(γιος) Γ(ε)ώ[ργ(ιος)]. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines beginning with a cross. A decoration above. Border of dots.


σον
.ικετην
..εποισ,
ρτυρ,
κλεο

σὸν [ο]ἰκέτην [σκ]έποις μ(ε), μαρτύρων κλέο(ς)

Accession number BZS.1977.34.60
Diameter 26.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

This dodecasyllabic inscription should be added to the entry in Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden II, no. 2236.

Translation

σὸν οἰκέτην σκέποις με, μαρτύρων κλέος.

Glory of the martyrs, may you protect me, your servant.