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Manuel I Komnenos (1143–1180)

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1696 (formerly Fogg 1696)
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Blank too small for dies. It is questionable if there ever was a channel for suspension.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 93.6.

Obverse

Half-length representation of a beardless Christ wearing a tunic and himation. Details indistinct. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm contains a decoration. Inscription visible in column at right: [ Ἐμμα]νουήλ. Indeterminate border.

Reverse

Virtually flat, but one can still see at left the remains of a circular inscription. Indeterminate border.

.....λδεσποτ,. . .

[Μανουὴ]λ δεσπότ(ης) [ πορφυρογέννητος].


Translation

Μανουὴλ δεσπότης ὁ πορφυρογέννητος.

Manuel porphyrogennetos, despotes.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1696 (formerly Fogg 1696)
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Blank too small for dies. It is questionable if there ever was a channel for suspension.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 93.6.

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1696 (formerly Fogg 1696)
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Blank too small for dies. It is questionable if there ever was a channel for suspension.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 93.6.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1951.31.5.1696 (formerly Fogg 1696)
Diameter 33 mm
Condition Blank too small for dies. It is questionable if there ever was a channel for suspension.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 93.6.

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