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ID number: BIRBI-B4509
Object type: Coin
Institution: The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection: P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector: Whitting, Philip D.
Maker: Leo III; Constantine V; Constantinople
Place made: Istanbul
Date made: 717-741
Diameter (cm): 2.05
Weight (g): 4.42
Axis (degrees): 180.00
Provenance: Whitting 0339
Description: Obverse: Bust facing in chlamys, cross crown and short beard, akakia in l. hand, globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: bust facing in chlamys, cross crown and beardless, akakia in l. hand, globus cruciger in r. hand.
Inscriptions: Obverse: dNO LEON P A MUL (Lord Leo, eternal emperor for many years). Reverse: ϽN CONSτ ANτINЧS (Lord Constantine). Off. M (?)
Bibliography: DOC III.1 AV4.f
BN II pl.LXVI AV/02
Notes: Has been XRF tested as part of the 'All That Glitters...' project.
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