Ancient Byzantine Coin

ALEXIUS I Comnenus 1081AD Silver Ancient BYZANTINE Coin CHRIST i22670

ALEXIUS I Comnenus 1081AD Silver Ancient BYZANTINE Coin CHRIST i22670
ALEXIUS I Comnenus 1081AD Silver Ancient BYZANTINE Coin CHRIST i22670
ALEXIUS I Comnenus 1081AD Silver Ancient BYZANTINE Coin CHRIST i22670

ALEXIUS I Comnenus 1081AD Silver Ancient BYZANTINE Coin CHRIST i22670
Alexius I - Byzantine Emperor: 4 April 1081 15 August 1118 A. Pre-Reform Coinage Reference: Sear 1917 Christ enthroned facing on square-backed throne, wearing nimbus crown, pallium and colobium, and raising right hand in benediction; in left hand, book of Gospels; in field to left, IC; to right, XC. [A IlW C] TW KOMNHNW - Alexius standing facing on footstool, wearing crown and loros, and holding labarum and globe cross. Alexios I Komnenos , Latinized as Alexius I Comnenus Greek.

1056 15 August 1118note that some sources list his date of birth as 1048, was Byzantine emperor from 1081 to 1118, and the founder of the Komnenian dynasty. Inheriting a collapsing empire and faced with constant warfare during his reign against both the Seljuk Turks in Asia Minor and the Normans in the western Balkans , Alexios was able to halt the Byzantine decline and begin the military, financial, and territorial recovery known as the " Komnenian restoration ". His appeals to Western Europe for help against the Turks were also the catalyst that triggered the Crusades. The item "ALEXIUS I Comnenus 1081AD Silver Ancient BYZANTINE Coin CHRIST i22670" is in sale since Wednesday, January 1, 2014. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Ancient\Byzantine (300-1400 AD)".

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ALEXIUS I Comnenus 1081AD Silver Ancient BYZANTINE Coin CHRIST i22670