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ID number:  BIRBI-B4531
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):  2.30
Weight (g):  4.61
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2837
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Description:  Obverse: Leo and Constantine both facing bearded wearing cross crowns and chlamys, holding akakia in r. hands, pellet between heads. Reverse: denomination mark dividing date, cross above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: LEONS CO (Leo, Constantine). Reverse: X X X / N N N (30 years). Off. A.

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 AE39a
BN none

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