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Eudokia . . . kouropalatissa (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4554
Diameter 20 mm
Condition Blank too small for die.

Obverse

The Virgin, standing, holding the Christ child. Sigla: ̅ΘΥ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of five lines, final line missing. Border of dots.

ΚΕ,Θ,
ΕΥΔΟΚΙΑ
ΚΡΕΠΑΛΑ
ΤΙΣΣΗΤΗ
. . .

Κύριε βοήθει Εὐδοκίᾳ κουρεπαλατίσσῃ τῇ . . .

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Εὐδοκίᾳ κουρεπαλατίσσῃ τῇ . . .

Lord, help Eudokia . . . kouropalatissa.

Commentary

Unfortunately, the family name on the last line cannot be read because as the blank was too small for the die.