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Theodora Dalassene, sebaste (twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


θκ̅εθ
θεδρα,
σεαη
νδαλαση
ν̣,

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Θεωδώρα(ν) σεβαστὴ(ν) τὴν Δαλασην(ήν)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla on either side: ̅θυ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, a cross above. Border of dots.


θκ̅εθ
θεδρα,
σεαη
νδαλαση
ν̣,

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) Θεωδώρα(ν) σεβαστὴ(ν) τὴν Δαλασην(ήν)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.1120
Diameter 19.0 mm
Condition Struck off center.
Previous Editions

Cheynet, "Les Dalassènoi," no. 30 (the edition is paired with the wrong photograph).

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Θεωδώραν σεβαστὴν τὴν Δαλασηνήν.

Mother of God, help Theodora Dalassene, sebaste.

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