1081 AD - 1118 AD

Alexius I Comnenus   Thessalonica   Imperium Byzantinum
Αλέξιος Α' Κομνηνός  Θεσσαλονίκη  Βυζαντινή Αυτοκρατορία

Histamenon Nomisma / Ιστάμενον Νόμισμα EL 25
SHH 3985

3985 Alexius I Thessalonica Histamenon Nomisma AR



3.58 g   25.6-26.8 mm   6:00 o'clock    VF
Bust of Christ facing, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium,
holding book of Gospels; IC / XC with overbars on either side; [+KERΘ] / ΑΛΕΞ around.
St. Demetrius on left standing three quarter face to right,
presenting patriarchal cross to Alexius on right, who stands facing;
the saint nimbate, wears military attire and holds sword in left hand;
the emperor wears crown and loros, and grasps shaft of cross with right hand;
to left Δ // Μ // [ ??? ] to right Δ // Ε // C // [ ??? ]; double border of dots.
Mint of Thessalonica. Scyphate.
BMC 11/13 (Alexius III); Dumbarton Oaks IV.1 5a (Trachy BL); Ratto ---;
Sear Byzantine 1905