Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)
- Accession Number:
DO Seals 6, no. 88.7; Zacos-Veglery, no. 102d. For a similar seal, with ligatures in the inscription identifying the emperor, see Likhachev, Molivdovuly, pl. LXXVIII, no. 2.
- 29 mm
Christ seated on a high-back throne, wearing a chiton and himation, raising his right hand in blessing and holding a book in his left. His feet rest on a dais. He has a nimbus cruciger. Sigla: Σ̅ΧΣ̅ : [Ἰ(ησοῦ)]ς Χ(ριστό)ς. Border of dots.
The emperor Alexios I bearded, standing on a dais, wearing a crown and loros, an end of which is draped over his left wrist and is decorated with five pellets. He holds a labarum in his right hand and a globus cruciger in his left. Circular inscription beginning at 7:30. Border of dots.
Ἀλεξίῳ δεσπότ(ῃ) τῷ Κομνην(ῷ)
Ἀλεξίῳ δεσπότῃ τῷ Κομνηνῷ.
Alexios Komnenos, despotes.