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Theodora Doukaina (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans with the medallion of Christ before her. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. No visible border.

ΚΕΠΟΙΣ
ΝΑΣΣΑΔ
ΚΑΙΘΕΟ
ΔΡΑΝ

Σκέποις νασσα Δούκαινην Θεοδώραν

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans with the medallion of Christ before her. No visible border.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. No visible border.

ΚΕΠΟΙΣ
ΝΑΣΣΑΔ
ΚΑΙΘΕΟ
ΔΡΑΝ

Σκέποις νασσα Δούκαινην Θεοδώραν

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4563
Diameter 23.0 mm

Translation

Σκέποις ἄνασσα Δούκαινην Θεοδώραν.

Sovereign, may you protect Theodora Doukaina.

Commentary

Dodecasyllabic verse.