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Anna Dalassene, nun, mother of the emperor (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.402
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1461.
Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 2696.

Obverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ,Θ,
ΑΝΝΗ
ΤΗΔΑΛΑ
ΣΗΝΗ

Κύριε βοήθει Ἄννῃ μοναχ τῇ Δαλασηνῇ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΤΗΜΗ
ΤΡΙΤΟΥ
ΑΣΙΛΕ

Σ

τῇ μητρὶ τοῦ βασιλέως

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Ἄννῃ μοναχῇ τῇ Δαλασηνῇ τῇ μητρὶ τοῦ βασιλέως.

Lord, help Anna Dalassene, nun, the mother of the emperor.

Commentary

This is, of course, the mother of the emperor Alexios I.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.402
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1461.
Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 2696.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.402
Diameter 23 mm
Field diameter 18 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1461.
Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 2696.

Notes