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ID number:  BIRBI-B4524
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:  Forty nummi
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  717-741
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.25
Weight (g):  6.22
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2808; bt. Cunningham Feb 1951
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Leo facing wearing chlamys, globus cruciger in r. hand, akakia in l. Reverse: denomination mark, with bust of Constantine wearing chlamys and holding globus cruciger in r. hand and akakia in l., above on ornate zigzag bar with double-pellet at either end, cross in field r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse invisible. Reverse: [... ...]INЧS M / […] […]X (… Constantine… 30).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 AE30
BN none

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