Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)
- Accession Number:
DO Seals 6, no. 88.11.
- 35 mm
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. He has a nimbus cruciger, each arm of which is ornamented with a decoration of one pellet. Sigla at left and right: ισ̅χσ̅ : Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς. Border of dots.
The emperor Alexios I bearded, standing on a dais. He wears a crown and a loros, an end of which is draped over his left wrist. He holds a labarum in his right hand and a globus cruciger in his left. Partial remains of a circular inscription. Border of dots.
[Ἀλεξίῳ] δε[σπότ(ῃ)] τ(ῷ) Κο[μνηνῷ]
Ἀλεξίῳ δεσπότῃ τῷ Κομνηνῷ.
Alexios Komnenos, despotes.