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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4530
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):  2.20
Weight (g):  3.88
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2841; bt. Glendining 3.iv.51
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Description:  Obverse: Leo facing wearing cross crown and chlamys, bearded, Constantine beardless wearing loros and cross crown, both holding cross potent. Reverse: denomination mark dividing date.

Inscriptions:  Reverse: X X X / N N N (30 years). Off. B

Bibliography:  Cf. DOC III.1 AE36

Notes:  This officina unique to Barber

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