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Eudokia nun (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1160
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1465.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans. Traces of sigla: Μ: Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Circular inscription. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚ̅Ε,Θ,
ΤΗΣΗΔΛ.
ΕΥΔΟΚ,ΑΧ
ΔΛ,ΤΗΣ
ΤΡΙΔΟΣ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῇ σῇ δούλ Εὐδοκίᾳ μοναχ καὶ δούλ τῆς Τριάδος

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τῇ σῇ δούλῃ Εὐδοκίᾳ μοναχῇ καὶ δούλῃ τῆς Τριάδος.

Theotokos, help your servant Eudokia, nun and servant of the Trinity.

Commentary

The circular inscription on the obverse will have read ἡ περίδοξος ("glorious"), an epithet of the Virgin that appears on the parallel to this seal cited below.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1160
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1465.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1160
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1465.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1160
Diameter 21 mm
Field diameter 17 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1465.

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