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

Accession number BZS.1958.106.5632
Diameter 22 mm

Obverse

Inscription in four lines. Linear border.

ΚΕο
ηθιαν
τηδα
λασσι

Κύριε βοήθει Ἄννῃ μοναχ τῇ Δαλασηνῇ

Reverse

Inscription in three lines. Border of dots.

τηι
τασι
λε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.1958.106.5632
Diameter 22 mm

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Accession number BZS.1958.106.5632
Diameter 22 mm

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