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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4522
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):  2.35
Weight (g):  1.80
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0226
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Description:  Obverse: cross potent on three shrunken steps. Reverse: inscription in five lines.

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

Bibliography:  DOC none
BN II pl.LXVI AR/03

4 Related People

Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Constantine V
Byzantine
718
775-09-14
Leo III
Syrian
685
741-06-18
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