Online Collections at UoB - Objects
Go to the Advanced Search
Viewing Record 1 of 1 


Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4520
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:  Miliaresion
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  717-741
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  1.90
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2399; bt. Baldwin's 23rd January 1954.
BIRBI-B4520.jpg

Description:  Obverse: cross potent on three steps. Reverse: inscription in five lines.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: hISЧS XRISτЧS hICA (May Jesus Christ conquer). Reverse: LEOh/S COhSτ/AhτIhEE/C θEЧ bA/SILIS (Leo and Constantine holy Emperors).

Bibliography:  Cf. DOC III.1 AR22c

Notes:  Counterfeit? Backwards Y (upsilon) on reverse is unique to Barber

4 Related People

Constantine V
Byzantine
718
775-09-14
Leo III
Syrian
685
741-06-18
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Viewing Record 1 of 1