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Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

 
 

Obverse

Christ with long hair combed outward along the left side is shown seated on a high-back throne, wearing a tunic and himation and holding the right hand in blessing and a book in the left. His feet rest on a dais. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm contains a decoration consisting of one pellet. Sigla at right: χσ̅ : [(ησοῦ)ς] Χ(ριστό)ς. Border of dots.

Reverse

The emperor Alexios I bearded standing on a dais, wearing a crown with a cross 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 a globus cruciger in the left. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

αλεΞιωδεσποτ,τ........

Ἀλεξίῳ δεσπότ() τ[ Κομνηνῷ].


Obverse

Christ with long hair combed outward along the left side is shown seated on a high-back throne, wearing a tunic and himation and holding the right hand in blessing and a book in the left. His feet rest on a dais. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm contains a decoration consisting of one pellet. Sigla at right: χσ̅ : [(ησοῦ)ς] Χ(ριστό)ς. Border of dots.

Reverse

The emperor Alexios I bearded standing on a dais, wearing a crown with a cross 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 a globus cruciger in the left. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

αλεΞιωδεσποτ,τ........

Ἀλεξίῳ δεσπότ() τ[ Κομνηνῷ].


Accession number BZS.1955.1.4340
Diameter 32.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.17.

Translation

Ἀλεξίῳ δεσπότ τ Κομνηνῷ.

Alexios Komnenos, despotes.