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Doukaina Kourtikina nun (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans with medallion. Inscription: μρ̅θυ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚΕ
.ΚΕΝΑ
.ΝΑΧ
.ΗΚΟΥΡ
.ΙΚΙΝΑ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Δούκενα μωναχ τῇ Κουρτίκινᾳ

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans with medallion. Inscription: μρ̅θυ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in five lines. Border of dots.

ΘΚΕ
.ΚΕΝΑ
.ΝΑΧ
.ΗΚΟΥΡ
.ΙΚΙΝΑ

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Δούκενα μωναχ τῇ Κουρτίκινᾳ

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2556
Diameter 15.0 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1464 (numbered Fogg 2552).

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Δούκενα μωναχῇ τῇ Κουρτίκινᾳ.

Theotokos, help the nun Doukaina Kourtikina.