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Anna Doukaina Komnena (twelfth century, second half)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans. Details indistinct. Traces of an inscription: μ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). The lettering is indistinct but appears to identify the Blachernitissa. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


κομνηνο
κνεκ
γενσσ̣φ̣..
γι...ν
̣..

Κομνηνοδουκῶν ἐκ γένους σφ[ρα]γὶ[ς Ἄν]ν[ης]

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans. Details indistinct. Traces of an inscription: μ̅θ̅: Μ(ήτηρ) Θ(εοῦ). The lettering is indistinct but appears to identify the Blachernitissa. Border of dots.

Reverse

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


κομνηνο
κνεκ
γενσσ̣φ̣..
γι...ν
̣..

Κομνηνοδουκῶν ἐκ γένους σφ[ρα]γὶ[ς Ἄν]ν[ης]

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1842
Diameter 22.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 1117.

Credit Line Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Thomas Whittemore.

Translation

Κομνηνοδουκῶν ἐκ γένους σφραγὶς Ἄννης.

Seal of Anna, descended from the Komnenoi and Doukai.