Isaac I Komnenos (1057-59)
- Accession Number:
DO Seals 6, no. 76.1; Zacos-Veglery no. 86b.
- 33 mm
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: Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς. Remains of a circular inscription at right. Border of dots.
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.
Ἰσαάκιος βασι[λεὺς Ῥωμ(αίων)]?
Ἰσαάκιος βασιλεὺς Ῥωμαίων.
Isaac, basileus of the Romans.