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Anna Doukaina (twelfth century, first half)

 
 

Obverse

The Mother of God seated on a high-backed throne, holding the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ̅θυ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

Ἄννα
νΆνασσα
τηνκε
νανμεσκε
ποισ

Ἄνναν, ἄνασσα, τὴν Δουκενάν με σκέποις

Obverse

The Mother of God seated on a high-backed throne, holding the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ̅θυ̅ : Μή(τη)ρ Θ(εο)ῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, beginning with a cross. Border of dots.

Ἄννα
νΆνασσα
τηνκε
νανμεσκε
ποισ

Ἄνναν, ἄνασσα, τὴν Δουκενάν με σκέποις

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.750
Diameter 25.0 mm; field: 20.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Wassiliou-Seibt, Siegel mit metrischen Legenden I, no. 115.

Translation

Ἄνναν, ἄνασσα, τὴν Δουκενάν με σκέποις.

Sovereign lady, may you watch over me, Anna Doukaina.

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