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Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

Accession number BZS.1947.2.345 (formerly DO 47.2.345)
Diameter 30 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.33.

Obverse

Christ seated on a high-back throne, wearing a tunic and himation and holding the right hand in blessing and a book in the left. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm contains a decoration consisting of one dot. Sigla visible at left: Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς [Χ(ριστό)ς]. Border of dots.

Reverse

The emperor Alexios I bearded standing on a dais, wearing a crown with a cross and a loros, an end of which is draped over the left wrist. He holds a labarum in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Remains of a circular inscription. Border of dots.

..λειωδεσ.οττ.......

[]λεξίῳ δεσ[π]ότ() τ() [Κομνηνῷ].

Translation

λεξίῳ δεσπότ τ Κομνηνῷ.

Alexios Komnenos, despotes.

Accession number BZS.1947.2.345 (formerly DO 47.2.345)
Diameter 30 mm
Condition Corroded.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.33.