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Maria Komnene (twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.3474
Diameter 25 mm
Condition Struck slightly off-center; partially effaced on the reverse.

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God with medallion of Christ. Sigla: ̅Θ.: Μήτηρ Θεο. Wreath border.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Wreath border.

ΤΗΝ̣
Κ̣ΟΜ..
ΑΝΑΣΣΑΜΑ
ΡΙΑΝΣΚΕ
ΠΟΙΣ

Τὴν Κομνηνὴν ἄνασσα Μαρίαν σκέποις

Translation

Τὴν Κομνηνὴν ἄνασσα Μαρίαν σκέποις.

Sovereign lady, may you protect Maria Komnene.
 


Commentary

Dodecasyllabic.