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Manuel I Komnenos (1143–1180)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4351 (formerly DO 55.1.4351)
Diameter 44 mm
Field diameter 32 mm
Condition One-quarter missing.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 93.2.

Obverse

Half-length representation of a beardless Christ, wearing a tunic and himation and holding the right hand in blessing and a scroll in the left. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm contains a decoration. Sigla visible at left: (ησοῦ)ς [Χ(ριστό)ς]. Inscription in two columns: ὁ Ἐμμανουήλ. Border of dots.

Reverse

Manuel standing, wearing a crown and a loros, an end of which is draped over the left wrist, and holding an akakia in the left hand. Traces of a circular inscription at right. Indeterminate border.

. . . πορφυρογε . . .

[Μανουὴλ δεσπότ(ης) ὁ] πορφυρογέ[ννητος].

Translation

Μανουὴλ δεσπότης πορφυρογέννητος.

Manuel porphyrogennetos, despotes.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4351 (formerly DO 55.1.4351)
Diameter 44 mm
Field diameter 32 mm
Condition One-quarter missing.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 93.2.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4351 (formerly DO 55.1.4351)
Diameter 44 mm
Field diameter 32 mm
Condition One-quarter missing.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 93.2.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4351 (formerly DO 55.1.4351)
Diameter 44 mm
Field diameter 32 mm
Condition One-quarter missing.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 93.2.

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