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Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.612 (formerly DO 58.106.612)
Diameter 31 mm
Field diameter 28 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.5.

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. No epigraphy visible. 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 his left wrist and is decorated with five dots. He holds a labarum in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Circular inscription, beginning at 7:30. Border of dots.

α........ποττωκομν,

[λεξίῳ δ(εσ)]πότ() τῷ Κομνην().

Translation

λεξίῳ δεσπότ τῷ Κομνην.

Alexios Komnenos, despotes.

Commentary

Christ is depicted on this specimen with a small, round face.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.612 (formerly DO 58.106.612)
Diameter 31 mm
Field diameter 28 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.5.

Accession number BZS.1958.106.612 (formerly DO 58.106.612)
Diameter 31 mm
Field diameter 28 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.5.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1958.106.612 (formerly DO 58.106.612)
Diameter 31 mm
Field diameter 28 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.5.

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