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ID number:  BIRBI-B4433
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:  695-698
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  3.76
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Whitting 8212. Bought A. H. Baldwin October 1979.
BIRBI-B4433.jpg

Description:  Obverse: bust of Leontios facing, bearded, wearing loros and crossed crown, with cross in r of field. Reverse: K denomination mark.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: Obverse: None visible. Reverse: ANNO (Year).

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

Notes:  Overstruck obv. on obv. Undertype unclear. Crossed crown of undertype visible in bottom l. of obv. field. K denomination mark visible in bottom r. of rev and A… (Year) in r. of rev. field.

3 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Leontios
Byzantine

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