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ID number:  BIRBI-B4526
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):  1.90
Weight (g):  2.52
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2810
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Leo facing wearing chlamys and cross crown, globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: denomination mark with Constantine, wearing chlamys and cross crown and holding globus cruciger in r. hand, seated on a plain bar with a large pellet at either end above

Inscriptions:  Obverse: dNO LEON P A MЧ[...](Lord Leo, eternal emperor for many years). Reverse invisible. Off. A

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 AE31a
BN none

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