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Robert of Courtenay (1221-1228)

 
 

Obverse

The emperor seated on a sellion decorated with animal heads. He wears a crown and imperial garments and holds a cross-topped scepter in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Circular inscription, between a double border of dots.

ΡΟΒΕΡΤΟΣ D ΕΣΠΟΤΗϚ

Ῥοβέρτος dεσπότης

Reverse

The emperor on horseback to right, wearing armor and holding a sword in the right hand and a shield in the left. Circular inscription, between a double border of dots.

.ROB,TˊD·GRA·IM.ATOR·ROMANI

Rob(er)t(us) D(e)i gra(tia) im[p(er)]ator Romani(ae)

Obverse

The emperor seated on a sellion decorated with animal heads. He wears a crown and imperial garments and holds a cross-topped scepter in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Circular inscription, between a double border of dots.

ΡΟΒΕΡΤΟΣ D ΕΣΠΟΤΗϚ

Ῥοβέρτος dεσπότης

Reverse

The emperor on horseback to right, wearing armor and holding a sword in the right hand and a shield in the left. Circular inscription, between a double border of dots.

.ROB,TˊD·GRA·IM.ATOR·ROMANI

Rob(er)t(us) D(e)i gra(tia) im[p(er)]ator Romani(ae)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4353
Diameter 44.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 98.2.

Zacos-Veglery, no. 113a.

Translation

Ῥοβέρτος dεσπότης. Robertus Dei gratia imperator Romaniae.

Robert, despotes. Robert, by the Grace of God, emperor of Romania.