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Manuel I Komnenos (1143–1180)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2780 (formerly Fogg 2780)
Diameter 40 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 93.9.

Obverse

Faint outline of a half-length representation of Christ. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm contains a decoration consisting of one pellet. Inscription visible at left: Ἐ[μ]μα[νουήλ]. No border visible.

Reverse

Manuel standing on a dais, wearing a crown and a loros, an end of which is draped over the left wrist and is decorated with six pellets. He holds a labarum in the right hand and an akakia in the left. Remains of a circular inscription at upper left. Border of dots.

. . . ποτη . . .

[Μανουὴλ δεσ]πότη(ς) [ πορφυρογέννητος].


Translation

Μανουὴλ δεσπότης ὁ πορφυρογέννητος.

Manuel porphyrogennetos, despotes.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2780 (formerly Fogg 2780)
Diameter 40 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 93.9.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2780 (formerly Fogg 2780)
Diameter 40 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 93.9.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2780 (formerly Fogg 2780)
Diameter 40 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 93.9.

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