Isaac I Komnenos (1057-59)

Accession Number:
BZS.1955.1.4319 (formerly DO 55.1.4319)

Previous Editions

DO Seals 6 no. 76.1; Zacos-Veglery no. 86b

Details

Diameter:
33 mm
Weight:
36.24 g

Obverse

Isaac I Komnenos (1057-59)

Half-length representation of Christ Emmanuel, bearded, holding the right hand in blessing and a book in the left. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm contains a decoration consisting of five pellets. Sigla at left and right: (ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς. Remains of a circular inscription at right. Border of dots.

Isaac I Komnenos (1057-59)

[Ἐμμα]νουήλ.

Reverse

Isaac I Komnenos (1057-59)

Half-length representation of the emperor Isaac I. He is depicted with a long, full face and bearded. He wears a crown with a cross and pendilia and military dress. He is shown holding an upturned sword in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Remains of a circular inscription at left. Border of dots.

Isaac I Komnenos (1057-59)

Ἰσαάκιος βασι[λεὺς Ῥωμ(αίων)?].

Translation

Ἰσαάκιος βασιλεὺς Ῥωμαίων?.

Isaac, basileus of the Romans.

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