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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4525
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
Place collected:  Turkey
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.65
Weight (g):  8.60
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5371; bt Baldwin's Aug. 1966, from S. E. Turkey
BIRBI-B4525.jpg

Description:  Obverse: bust of Leo facing wearing chlamys, globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: denomination mark with Constantine seated, with cross potent or globus cruciger in r. hand, on plain bar with double pellet at either end, above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: dNo [...] (Lord…). Reverse illegible.

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 AE31b
BN II pl.LXVI AE/02

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