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Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

 
 

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

Reverse

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.

.....ιδε.ποτ,.κομν

[Ἀλεξ]ίῳ δε[σ]πότ() [τ] Κομνηνῷ.

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

Reverse

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.

.....ιδε.ποτ,.κομν

[Ἀλεξ]ίῳ δε[σ]πότ() [τ] Κομνηνῷ.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1691 (formerly Fogg 1691)
Diameter 32.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.31.

Translation

Ἀλεξίῳ δεσπότ τ Κομνηνῷ.

Alexios Komnenos, despotes.