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ID number:  BIRBI-B4513
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Leo III; Constantinople
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  717-741
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  1.43
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1495; bt. K. Kress 6th September 1965 no. 1190
BIRBI-B4513.jpg

Description:  Obverse: bust facing in chlamys, cross crown and short beard, globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: cross potent alone

Inscriptions:  Obverse: dNO LEON P A M[...] (Lord Leo, eternal emperor for many years). Reverse: VICT[...] ASЧS (Victory of the Emperor). Mint-mark: CONOB

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 AV14
BN II pl.LXVI AV/01

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Leo III
Syrian
685
741-06-18
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