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Eirene . . . (?) kouropalatissa (eleventh century)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4542
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Damaged on one side.

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans with the medallion of Christ before her. Sigla visible: θ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in six lines. Border of dots.

θκ̅ε,.
ειρινη
κροπα
λατησση
τη.....
....

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Εἰρίνῃ κουροπαλατήσσῃ τῇ . . .

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Εἰρίνῃ κουροπαλατήσσῃ τῇ . . .

Theotokos help Eirene . . . kouropalatissa.

Commentary

It is tempting to read the family name as Doukaina but the letters are too poorly preserved to allow for a definitive reading.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4542
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Damaged on one side.

Bibliography

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4542
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Damaged on one side.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4542
Diameter 18 mm
Condition Damaged on one side.

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