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Anna Dalassene, protokouropalatissa (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1116
Diameter 28 mm
Condition Squeezed.
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2695a.
Cf. Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1460.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans with the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: μρ̅θυ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in seven lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚΕΟ
.ΘΕΙΤΗΣΗ
.ΟΥΛΗΑΝΝΗ
ΑΚΟΥΡΟΠΑ
ΛΑΤΙΣΗΤΗ
ΔΑΛΑΣΣΙ
ΝΗ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῇ σῇ δούλῃ Ἄννη πρωτοκουροπαλατίσῃ τῇ Δαλασσηνῇ

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει τῇ σῇ δούλῃ Ἄννη πρωτοκουροπαλατίσῃ τῇ Δαλασσηνῇ.

Lord, help your servant Anna Dalassene, protokouropalatissa.

Commentary

This is the mother of Alexios I.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1116
Diameter 28 mm
Condition Squeezed.
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2695a.
Cf. Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1460.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1116
Diameter 28 mm
Condition Squeezed.
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2695a.
Cf. Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1460.

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