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Anna Dalassene, nun, mother of the emperor (eleventh/twelfth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.5084
Diameter 22 mm
Field diameter 16 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1461.
Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 2696.

Obverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΚΕ,Θ,
ΑΝΝΗ
ΤΗΔΑΛΑ
ΣΗΝΗ

Κύριε βοήθει Ἄννῃ μοναχ τῇ Δαλασηνῇ

Reverse

Inscription in four lines. Border of dots.

ΤΗΜΗ
ΤΡΙΤΟΥ
ΑΣΙΛΕ

Σ

τῇ μητρὶ τοῦ βασιλέως

Translation

Κύριε βοήθει Ἄννῃ μοναχῇ τῇ Δαλασηνῇ τῇ μητρὶ τοῦ βασιλέως.

Lord, help Anna Dalassene, nun, the mother of the emperor.

Commentary

This is, of course, the mother of the emperor Alexios I.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.5084
Diameter 22 mm
Field diameter 16 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1461.
Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 2696.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.5084
Diameter 22 mm
Field diameter 16 mm
Previous Editions

Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1461.
Cf. Zacos-Veglery, no. 2696.

Notes