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Anna Dalassene, protokouropalatissa (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Βust of the Virgin orans, with the medallion of Christ before her (known from the parallel examples listed below). Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in seven lines. Border of dots.

..ΚΕΟ
ΗΘ..ΤΗΣΗ
ΔΛΗΑΝΝΗ
ΑΚΟΥΡΟΠΑ
ΛΑΤΙΣΗΤΗ
ΔΑΛΑΣΣΙ
ΝΗ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῇ σῇ δούλῃ Ἄννῃ πρωτοκουροπαλατίσῃ τῇ Δαλασσινῇ

Obverse

Βust of the Virgin orans, with the medallion of Christ before her (known from the parallel examples listed below). Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in seven lines. Border of dots.

..ΚΕΟ
ΗΘ..ΤΗΣΗ
ΔΛΗΑΝΝΗ
ΑΚΟΥΡΟΠΑ
ΛΑΤΙΣΗΤΗ
ΔΑΛΑΣΣΙ
ΝΗ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῇ σῇ δούλῃ Ἄννῃ πρωτοκουροπαλατίσῃ τῇ Δαλασσινῇ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4543
Diameter 28.0 mm
Previous Editions

Zacos-Veglery, no. 2695b.
Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1460.