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Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

Accession Number:
BZS.1951.31.5.1691 (formerly Fogg 1691)

Previous Editions

DO Seals 6 no. 88.31.

Details

Diameter:
32 mm
Weight:
21.00 g
Condition:
Corroded.

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. Sigla visible at left: (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 and a loros, an end of which is draped over the left wrist and is decorated with six pellets. He holds a labarum (largely obliterated) in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Remains of a circular inscription. Border of dots.

Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

[Ἀλεξ]ίῳ δε[σ]πότ() [τ] Κομνηνῷ.

Translation

Ἀλεξίῳ δεσπότ τ Κομνηνῷ.

Alexios Komnenos, despotes.

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