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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4504
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:  Solidus
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  717-741
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  4.29
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 605; bt. Glendining 8th March 1957 (Austrian diplomat sale) no. 596
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Description:  Obverse: bust facing in chlamys, cross crown and short beard, akakia in l. hand, globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: cross potent on three steps

Inscriptions:  Obverse: dNO LE[...]N P A MЧL’ (Lord Leo, eternal emperor for many years). Reverse: VICTORIA [...]VSЧB (Victory of the Emperor). Mint-mark: CONOB, off. B

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 AV16
BN none

Notes:  Pierced

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Leo III
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685
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