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Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4340
Diameter 32 mm
Condition Deep break on obverse.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.17.

Obverse

Christ with long hair combed outward along the left side 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 right: χσ̅ : [(ησοῦ)ς] Χ(ριστό)ς. Border of dots.

Reverse

The emperor Alexios I bearded standing on a dais, wearing a crown with a cross and a loros, an end of which is draped over the left wrist and is decorated with six pellets. He holds a labarum in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Circular inscription. Border of dots.

αλεΞιωδεσποτ,τ........

Ἀλεξίῳ δεσπότ() τ[ Κομνηνῷ].


Translation

Ἀλεξίῳ δεσπότ τ Κομνηνῷ.

Alexios Komnenos, despotes.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4340
Diameter 32 mm
Condition Deep break on obverse.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.17.

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4340
Diameter 32 mm
Condition Deep break on obverse.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.17.

Notes

Accession number BZS.1955.1.4340
Diameter 32 mm
Condition Deep break on obverse.
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.17.

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