Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
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coin

State

Byzantine Empire

Ruler

Alexius I Comnenus (1081-1118)

Mint

Constantinople

Denomination

nomisma histamenon

Date

1081-1092

Material

silver

Method of manufacture

struck

Size

26 mm

Weight

3,55 g

Die-axis

6

Inventory №

232189

Provenance

Kliorin collection (1979)

Obverse

Christ seated on throne, facing; r. hand raised in blessing; l. hand holds Gospels; on sides, IC-XC; double dotted border

Reverse

Bust of emperor facing; in r hand, sceptre decorated with star; in l. hand, globus with cross; dotted border

Reverse Legend

+ΑΛΕΖΙω ΔΕC - ΠΟTITωKO

Literature

Morrisson 2, 1970 (p. 674, 59/Cp/El/01);