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Anna Komnene, sebaste (twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. No epigraphy visible. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Indeterminate border.

Κ̣Ε̣
Η̣ΣΗ
...
ΑΣΤΗΤΗ
ΚΟΗ

[Θ(εοτό)]κε β(οή)[θ(ει) τ]ῇ σῇ [δού(λῃ) 'Ἀ]ννῃ [σε]βαστῇ τῇ Κομνηνῇ

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God orans, the medallion of Christ before her. No epigraphy visible. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines. Indeterminate border.

Κ̣Ε̣
Η̣ΣΗ
...
ΑΣΤΗΤΗ
ΚΟΗ

[Θ(εοτό)]κε β(οή)[θ(ει) τ]ῇ σῇ [δού(λῃ) 'Ἀ]ννῃ [σε]βαστῇ τῇ Κομνηνῇ

Accession number BZS.1958.106.4049
Diameter 24.0 mm
Condition Damaged.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῇ σῇ δούλῃ 'Ἀννῃ σεβαστῇ τῇ Κομνηνῇ.

Mother of God, help your servant Anna Komnene, sebaste.