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Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

Accession Number:
BZS.1951.31.5.1689 (formerly Fogg 1689)

Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.29.


32 mm
28 mm


Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

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. His feet rest on a dais. He has a nimbus cruciger. Sigla visible at left and right: (ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς. Border of dots.


Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

The emperor Alexios I bearded standing on a dais, wearing a a crown 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. Circular inscription, beginning at 7:30. Border of dots.


Ἀλεξίῳ [δε]σπότ() τῷ Κομνηνῷ.


Ἀλεξίῳ δεσπότ τῷ Κομνηνῷ.

Alexios Komnenos, despotes.



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