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Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.509

Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.1.

Details

Diameter:
31 mm

Obverse

Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

Christ seated on a high-back throne, wearing a chiton 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 left and right: ισ̅χσ̅ : (ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς. Border of dots.

Reverse

Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

The emperor Alexios I bearded standing on a dais, wearing a crown and a loros, an end of which is draped over the left wrist and is decorated with five dots. He holds a labarum in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Circular inscription, beginning at 7:30. Border of dots.

αλειωδεσ..τητωκομνηνω

Ἀλεξίῳ δεσ[πό]τῃ τῷ Κομνηνῷ.


Translation

Ἀλεξίῳ δεσπότῃ τῷ Κομνηνῷ.

Alexios Komnenos, despotes.

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