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Anna Doukaina (?) kouropalatissa (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4548
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Two halves.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin, seated upon a throne; details are obscure. Sigla: Μ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in six lines (top line not visible). Border of dots.

.....
.ηνσην
δλˊννν
κροπλ
τσ...δ
...ν.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τὴν σὴν δούλην Ἄνναν κουροπαλατίσσαν τὴν Δούκαιναν (?)

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τὴν σὴν δούλην Ἄνναν κουροπαλατίσσαν τὴν Δούκαιναν.

Theotokos, help your servant Anna Doukaina, kouropalatissa.