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Alexios I Komnenos (1081–1118)

 
 

Obverse

Faint outline of Christ seated on a high-back throne. Sigla visible at right: χσ̅ : 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. He holds a labarum in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Circular inscription visible at left. Border of dots.

αλεΞιωδε . . .

Ἀλεξίῳ δε[σπότῃ τῷ Κομνηνῷ?].


Obverse

Faint outline of Christ seated on a high-back throne. Sigla visible at right: χσ̅ : 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. He holds a labarum in the right hand and a globus cruciger in the left. Circular inscription visible at left. Border of dots.

αλεΞιωδε . . .

Ἀλεξίῳ δε[σπότῃ τῷ Κομνηνῷ?].


Accession number BZS.1958.106.524
Diameter 32.0 mm
Previous Editions

DO Seals 6, no. 88.3.

Translation

Ἀλεξίῳ δεσπότῃ τῷ Κομνηνῷ.

Alexios Komnenos, despotes.