Manuel I Komnenos (1143–1180)
- Accession Number:
- BZS.1977.34.103 (formerly DO 77.34.103)
DO Seals 6, no. 93.7.
- 39 mm
- 24.51 g
- Double struck (obverse)
Half-length representation of a beardless Christ. Details indistinct. Sigla visible at left: Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς [Χ(ριστό)ς]. Inscription visible in column at left: ὁ Ἐμμα[νουήλ]. Indeterminate border.
Manuel standing, wearing a loros, an end of which is draped over his right and left wrists. He holds a labarum in his right hand (only partially visible) and an akakia in his left. Remains of a circular inscription at right. Border of dots.
. . . ρφυρογενν....
[Μανουὴλ δεσπότ(ης) ὁ πο]ρφυρογένν[ητος].
Μανουὴλ δεσπότης ὁ πορφυρογέννητος.
Manuel porphyrogennetos, despotes.