1081 AD - 1118 AD

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

Hyperpyron / Υπέρπυρον AV 28
SHH 4555

4555 Alexius I Thessalonica Hyperpyron AV



4.31 g   26.0-29.1 mm   6:00 o'clock    EF
Christ enthroned facing, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium,
right hand raised in benediction, left hand holding book of Gospels;
IC / XC with overbars on either side of nimbus; +KEPO / HΘEI above; double border of dots.
Alexius standing facing, wearing crown and chlamis without jewels along the bottom edge,
and holding labarum and globus cruciger;  Manus Dei in upper right field;
on left Α // ΛΕ // ΞΙ // ω // ΔΕC // ΠΟ // Τ, on right Τ // ω // ΚΟ // ΜΝΗ // Ν //ω;
double border of dots.

Mint of Thessalonica. Scyphate.
BMC 1 (Constantinopolis); Dumbarton Oaks IV.1 20h; Ratto 2054/2055;
Sear Byzantine 1924