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Anna Kourtikina, nun (eleventh century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans with medallion of Christ before her. Inscription: μ̅θυ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with decorations above and below. Border of dots.


θκε,θ,
αννα
τηκουρ
τ.κινα
.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἄννᾳ μοναχ τῇ Κουρτικίνᾳ

Obverse

Bust of the Virgin orans with medallion of Christ before her. Inscription: μ̅θυ̅ : Μήτηρ Θεοῦ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription in four lines with decorations above and below. Border of dots.


θκε,θ,
αννα
τηκουρ
τ.κινα
.

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἄννᾳ μοναχ τῇ Κουρτικίνᾳ

Accession number BZS.1955.1.5086
Diameter 16.0 mm; field: 12.0 mm
Previous Editions

Cf. Laurent, Corpus V/2, no. 1463.

Translation

Θεοτόκε βοήθει Ἄννᾳ μοναχῇ τῇ Κουρτικίνᾳ.

Theotokos, help the nun Anna Kourtikina.