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Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

Accession Number:
BZS.1951.31.5.1690 (formerly Fogg 1690)

Previous Editions

DO Seals 6 no. 88.30. For a similar specimen see Seibt, Bleisiegel, no. 27c.

Details

Diameter:
32 mm
Weight:
19.87 g

Obverse

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; each arm contains a decoration consisting of one pellet. Sigla at left and right: (ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς. Border of dots.

Reverse

Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

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. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

[Ἀλεξίῳ] δε[σ]πότ() τῷ Κομ[νηνῷ].

 

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