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Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

 
 

Obverse

Christ seated on a high-back throne, wearing a tunic and himation and holding the right hand in blessing and book in the left. His feet rest on a dais. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm contains a decoration consisting of one pellet. 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 the left wrist. He holds a labarum in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Circular inscription, beginning at 7:30. Border of dots.

αλεΞ.....ποττω.......

Ἀλεξ[ίῳ δεσ]πότ() τῷ [Κομνηνῷ].


Obverse

Christ seated on a high-back throne, wearing a tunic and himation and holding the right hand in blessing and book in the left. His feet rest on a dais. He has a nimbus cruciger; each arm contains a decoration consisting of one pellet. 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 the left wrist. He holds a labarum in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Circular inscription, beginning at 7:30. Border of dots.

αλεΞ.....ποττω.......

Ἀλεξ[ίῳ δεσ]πότ() τῷ [Κομνηνῷ].


Accession number BZS.1955.1.4342
Diameter 32.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.19.

Translation

Ἀλεξίῳ δεσπότ τῷ Κομνηνῷ.

Alexios Komnenos, despotes.