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Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4337
Diameter 28 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.14.

Obverse

Christ with a moderately long beard is shown 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; each arm contains a decoration consisting of one pellet. Sigla at left and right: ισ̅χσ̅ : (ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς. 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 the left wrist and is decorated with seven pellets. From the bottom hang three tassels. He holds a labarum in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Circular inscription, beginning at 7:30. Border of dots.

αλεΞιωδεσποττ.κομν.νω

Ἀλεξίῳ δεσπότ() τ[] Κομν[η]νῷ.


Translation

Ἀλεξίῳ δεσπότ τ Κομνηνῷ.

Alexios Komnenos, despotes.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4337
Diameter 28 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.14.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4337
Diameter 28 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.14.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4337
Diameter 28 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.14.

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