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Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

Accession Number:
BZS.1958.106.619

Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.10.

Details

Diameter:
26 mm
Condition:
Chipped.

Obverse

Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

Christ seated on a high-back throne, wearing a tunic and himation, raising his right hand in blessing and holding a book in his left. His feet rest on a dais. No sigla visible. Border of dots.

Reverse

Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

The emperor Alexios I standing on a dais, wearing a loros, and end of which is draped over his left wrist and is decorated with five dots. He holds a labarum in his right hand and a globus cruciger in his left. Partial remains of a circular inscription at left. Border of dots.

αλε.........κ.μ....

Ἀλεξ[ίῳ δεσπότ(ῃ) τῷ] Κ[ο]μ[νηνῷ]

Translation

Ἀλεξίῳ δεσπότῃ τῷ Κομνηνῷ.

Alexios Komnenos, despotes.

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