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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.

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

DO Seals 6, no. 88.18.

Notes

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

DO Seals 6, no. 88.18.

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