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Eirene . . . (?) kouropalatissa (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans with the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla visible: θ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in six lines. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε,.
ειρινη
κροπα
λατησση
τη.....
....

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Εἰρίνῃ κουροπαλατήσσῃ τῇ . . .

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans with the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla visible: θ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in six lines. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε,.
ειρινη
κροπα
λατησση
τη.....
....

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Εἰρίνῃ κουροπαλατήσσῃ τῇ . . .

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4542
Diameter 18.0 mm

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Εἰρίνῃ κουροπαλατήσσῃ τῇ . . .

Theotokos help Eirene . . . kouropalatissa.

Commentary

It is tempting to read the family name as Doukaina but the letters are too poorly preserved to allow for a definitive reading.