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Manuel I Komnenos (1143–1180)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2780 (formerly Fogg 2780)
Diameter 40 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 93.9.

Obverse

Faint outline of a half-length representation of Christ. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm contains a decoration consisting of one pellet. Inscription visible at left: Ἐ[μ]μα[νουήλ]. No border visible.

Reverse

Manuel 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 in the right hand and an akakia in the left. Remains of a circular inscription at upper left. Border of dots.

. . . ποτη . . .

[Μανουὴλ δεσ]πότη(ς) [ πορφυρογέννητος].


Translation

Μανουὴλ δεσπότης ὁ πορφυρογέννητος.

Manuel porphyrogennetos, despotes.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.2780 (formerly Fogg 2780)
Diameter 40 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 93.9.