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Alexius I Comnenus:  April 4, 1081 - August 15, 1118


Alexius I Comnenus, EL Histamenon Nomisma, 1081-1092, Pre-Reform Coinage, Constantinople
IC | XC
Christ enthroned facing on square-backed throne, wearing nimbus cruciger with single pellet in crossbars, pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, book of Gospels in left hand
+ ALEIIw DEC_POT Tw KM
Bust facing, wearing crown and jeweled chlamys, scepter surmounted by pelleted star in right hand, globus cruciger in left
27mm x 30mm, 4.32g
SB 1893


Alexius I Comnenus, AV Hyperpyron Scyphate, 1092-1118, Post-Reform Coinage, Constantinople
+ KE RO_HΘEI
Christ seated facing on throne with no back, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, book of Gospels in left hand, IC | XC across fields, all in double-border
A / ΛE / ZIω / ΔEC / ΠO / TH | Tω / KO / MNH (ligate) / Nω
Alexius standing facing, wearing crown, divitision and jeweled chlamys with six greatly exaggerated jewels, labarum in right hand, globus cruciger in left, hand of God at right, all in double-border
28mm x 31mm, 4.37g
SB 1913


Alexius I Comnenus, AV Hyperpyron Scyphate, 1092-1118, Post-Reform Coinage, Thessalonica
+ KE RO_HΘEI
Christ seated facing on throne with no back, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, book of Gospels in left hand, IC | XC across fields, all in double-border
A / ΛE / ZI (Z retrograde) / ω / ΔEC / ΠO / T | T / ω / KO / MN (ligate) / N / ω
Alexius standing facing, wearing crown, divitision and jeweled chlamys with plain bottom edge, labarum in right hand, globus cruciger in left, hand of God at right, all in double-border
27mm x 31mm, 4.38g
SB 1924


Alexius I Comnenus, AE Tetarteron, 1092-1118, Thessalonica
IC | XC
Bust of Christ facing, wearing nimbus cruciger, pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction, book of Gospels in left hand
+ AL_ZI DECP
Bust facing, wearing crown and jeweled chlamys, cruciform scepter in right hand, globus cruciger in left
19mm x 21mm, 3.71g
SB 1929


Alexius I Comnenus, AE Tetarteron, 1092-1118, Thessalonica
Jeweled cross, globus at each extremity, x at center, two steps beneath, C | F / AL | D across fields
TW K_O_MN
Bust facing, wearing crown and loros, cruciform scepter in right hand, globus cruciger in left
17mm x 21mm, 3.25g
SB 1931


Alexius I Comnenus, AE Tetarteron, 1092-1118, Thessalonica
Jeweled cross, globus at each extremity, x at center, two steps beneath, C | F / AL | D across fields
TW K_O_MN
Bust facing, wearing crown and loros, cruciform scepter in right hand, globus cruciger in left
22mm x 25mm, 2.95g
SB 1931


Imitation or Provincial Mint of Alexius I Comnenus, Byzantine AE Tetarteron
Jewelled cross, globus at each extremity, x at center, two steps beneath, C | w / AL | D across fields
WT O
Bust facing, wearing crown and loros, cruciform scepter in right hand, globus cruciger in left
17mm, 2.49g
SB 1931 for type


Alexius I Comnenus, AE Tetarteron, 1092-1118, Thessalonica
A | D / K | F
Patriarchal cross on two steps
ALEZI
Bust facing, wearing crown and loros, jeweled scepter in right hand, globus cruciger in left
14mm x 16mm, 1.97g
SB 1932