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Eudokia Skleraina, proedrissa (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, nimbed, veiled and draped, holding the Christ child in her right arm. No sigla visible. Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Linear border.

θκ̅ε,θ,
τ̣ησηδου
λ̣η̣ευδοκια̣
.ροεδρισ
.ητησκλη̣
. .ιν,

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῇ σῇ δούλῃ Εὐδοκίᾳ [π]ροεδρίσ[σ]ῃ τῇ Σκλη[ρα]ίν(ῃ)

Obverse

Bust of the Mother of God, nimbed, veiled and draped, holding the Christ child in her right arm. No sigla visible. Linear border.

Reverse

Inscription of three lines. Linear border.

θκ̅ε,θ,
τ̣ησηδου
λ̣η̣ευδοκια̣
.ροεδρισ
.ητησκλη̣
. .ιν,

Θ(εοτό)κε β(οή)θ(ει) τῇ σῇ δούλῃ Εὐδοκίᾳ [π]ροεδρίσ[σ]ῃ τῇ Σκλη[ρα]ίν(ῃ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5739
Diameter 39.0 mm
Condition Worn on the right and left sides.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῇ σῇ δούλῃ Εὐδοκίᾳ προεδρίσσῃ τῇ Σκληραίνῃ.

Theotokos, help your servant Eudokia Skleraina, proedrissa.