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Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4343
Diameter 31 mm
Condition Bent and chipped.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.20.

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. Sigla visible at left: ισ̅ : (ησοῦ)ς [Χ(ριστό)ς]. Border of dots.

Reverse

The emperor Alexios I is shown with a disproportionately large head. He is bearded and standing on a dais, wearing a crown and a loros, an end of which is draped over the left wrist and is decorated with six dots. He holds a labarum (partially imprinted) in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Remains of a circular inscription visible at right. Border of dots.

..........ποττωκομν.

[Ἀλεξίῳ δεσ]πότ() τῷ Κομνην[].


Translation

Ἀλεξίῳ δεσπότ τῷ Κομνην.

Alexios Komnenos, despotes.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4343
Diameter 31 mm
Condition Bent and chipped.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.20.