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Eirene Doukaina, sebaste (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4550
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans with medallion of Christ before her. Sigla: ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεο. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Inscription in six lines; four are preserved. Indeterminate border.

ρινην
αστη.
και
νη

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Εἰρίνην σεβαστην τὴν Δουκαίνην

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Εἰρίνην σεβαστὴν τὴν Δουκαίνην.

Theotokos, help Eirene Doukaina, sebaste.

Commentary

The first name and title seem to be in the accusative case, and thus we have assumed that the family name is too. The condition of the seal prevents a definitive reading.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4550
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4550
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4550
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

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