Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)
- Accession Number:
- BZS.19188.8.131.521 (formerly Fogg 1691)
DO Seals 6 no. 88.31.
- 32 mm
- 21.00 g
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: Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς [Χ(ριστό)ς]. Border of dots.
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.
[Ἀλεξ]ίῳ δε[σ]πότ(ῃ) [τ]ῷ Κομνηνῷ.
Ἀλεξίῳ δεσπότῃ τῷ Κομνηνῷ.
Alexios Komnenos, despotes.