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ID number:  BIRBI-B4432
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Leontios; Constantinople
Denomination:  20 nummi
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  695-696
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.35
Weight (g):  3.86
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8211. Bought A. H. Baldwin October 1979.
BIRBI-B4432.jpg

Description:  Obverse: bust of Leontios facing, bearded, wearing loros and crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand and cross in r of field. Reverse: K denomination mark with cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: Obverse: None visible. Reverse: ANNO A (Year 1). Off. Γ.

Bibliography:  DOC II.2 pl.XL AE8b.1; MIB III Leontius pl.42 Küpfer 33.

Notes:  Possibly overstruck on arched M follis, arched M beneath K on reverse.

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Leontios
Byzantine

706
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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