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Anna patrikia (ninth/tenth century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4527
Diameter 22 mm

Obverse

Cruciform invocative monogram (type V); crosses (of dots) in the lower quarters:  . Border of dots.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with pellets above. Border of dots.

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ΤΙΣΗ
ΔΟΥΛΗΝ
ΝΣΠΤΡ
ΚΗΣ

τὶ σῇ δούλῃ Ἄννας πατρικήας

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει τὶ σῇ δούλῃ. Ἄννις πατρικήας.

Theotokos, help your servant. (Seal of) Anna, patrikia.

Commentary

The inscription begins as an invocation, but the name and title appear in the genitive case (as on other seals of this person).

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4527
Diameter 22 mm

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Accession number BZS.1955.1.4527
Diameter 22 mm

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