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ID number:  BIRBI-B4514
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
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  717-741
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.80
Weight (g):  1.41
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 1727; bt. Dr. Protonotarios (via Baldwins) 30th September 1968.
BIRBI-B4514.jpg

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, cross potent in r. hand, pellet in field r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CNO LEON P A MUL’ (Lord Leo, eternal emperor for many years). Reverse: CONSτANτIN (Constantine).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 AV18a.1
BN II pl.LXVI AV/08

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