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Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4343
Diameter 31 mm
Condition Bent and chipped.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.20.

Obverse

Christ seated on a high-back throne, wearing a tunic and himation and holding the right hand in blessing and a book in the left. Sigla visible at left: ισ̅ : (ησοῦ)ς [Χ(ριστό)ς]. Border of dots.

Reverse

The emperor Alexios I is shown with a disproportionately large head. He is bearded and 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 dots. He holds a labarum (partially imprinted) in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Remains of a circular inscription visible at right. Border of dots.

..........ποττωκομν.

[Ἀλεξίῳ δεσ]πότ() τῷ Κομνην[].


Translation

Ἀλεξίῳ δεσπότ τῷ Κομνην.

Alexios Komnenos, despotes.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4343
Diameter 31 mm
Condition Bent and chipped.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.20.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4343
Diameter 31 mm
Condition Bent and chipped.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.20.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4343
Diameter 31 mm
Condition Bent and chipped.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.20.

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