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ID number:  BIRBI-B4528
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; Syracuse
Denomination:  Forty nummi
Place made:  Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  717-741
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  7.15
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 5755; bt. Dr. Schore/Schove(?) 26.iv.68
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Description:  Obverse: bust of Leo facing wearing chlamys, globus cruciger in r. hand, akakia in l. Reverse: bust of Constantine, wearing cross crown and chlamys, globus cruciger in r. hand akakia in l., on plain bar with up-turned ends.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: illegible. Reverse: dN CON[...] (Lord Constantine…). Mint-mark: SC or Sϵ

Bibliography:  Cf. DOC III.1 AE54

Notes:  Inscription split differently from DOC

4 Related People

Constantine V
Byzantine
718
775-09-14
Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Leo III
Syrian
685
741-06-18
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