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Maria Komnene, daughter of sebastokrator Andronikos porphyrogennetos (twelfth/thirteenth century)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.522
Diameter 31 mm
Field diameter 25 mm

Obverse

The Mother of God (the Hagiosoritissa), raising both arms towards the manus Dei (which will have been in the portion of the seal broken off) Inscription: .. Θ|Η|Α|Γ|Ι|.|ΣΟ|ΡΙΤΙ|ΣΣ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ ἡ Ἁγιοσορίτισσα.

Reverse

Inscription of six lines, preceded by a cross. Border of dots.


ΣΚΈΠΟΙΣΚΟ
.ΠΑΙΔΑΝ
.ΡΟΝΊΚΚΌΡΗ
..ΑΟΚΡΑΤ

..ΡΥΡΑΥΓ
.ΑΡΙ.Ν

Σκεποις Κομνηνὴν παῖδ᾽ Ἀνδρονίκου, Κόρη, σεβαστοκρατος πορφυραυγοῦς Μαρίαν

Translation

Σκεποις Κομνηνὴν παῖδ᾽ Ἀνδρονίκου, Κόρη, σεβαστοκρατοῦς πορφυραυγοῦς Μαρίαν.

Virgin, protect Maria Komnene, the daughter of the sebastokrator Andronikos born in the purple.

Commentary

Note the accent marks and the syncopated forms of sebastokrator and porphyraugoustos.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.522
Diameter 31 mm
Field diameter 25 mm

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Accession number BZS.1958.106.522
Diameter 31 mm
Field diameter 25 mm

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.522
Diameter 31 mm
Field diameter 25 mm

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