Alexius I, Comnenus (1081-1118). Pale EL or AR Histamenon Nomisma, Thessalonica mint, 1082-1087 AD. Facing bust of Christ Pantokrator, holding book of Gospels with both hands. / St. Demetrius standing right, holding sword and presenting patriarchal cross set on globe [on two steps] to Alexius standing facing. D.O. 5a; Ratto -; Sear 1905. 4.23 g. 28.50 mm. R. Rare and in excellent condition for issue. Brilliant and prettily toned. Very slight die shift on reverse, otherwise about EF.