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Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4341
Diameter 32 mm
Condition Chipped. Punch in center.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.18.

Obverse

Christ seated on a high-back throne, wearing a tunic and himation, offering a blessing and holding a book (partially destroyed) in the left. Sigla visible at right: χσ̅: [(ησοῦ)ς] Χ(ριστό)ς. Border of dots.

Reverse

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. The emperor is depicted with heavy features. He holds a labarum in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Circular inscription, beginning at 7:30. Border of dots.

αλειωδε...τ,τωκομνηνω

Ἀλεξίῳ δε[σπό]τ() τῷ Κομνηνῷ.


Translation

Ἀλεξίῳ δεσπότ τῷ Κομνηνῷ.

Alexios Komnenos, despotes.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4341
Diameter 32 mm
Condition Chipped. Punch in center.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.18.