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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4534
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):  2.40
Weight (g):  5.20
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 4619; bt. R. J. Salfe 4.i.64, ex Grantley
BIRBI-B4534.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Leo and Constantine both facing bearded wearing cross crowns and chlamys, holding akakia in r. hands. Reverse: denomination mark dividing date, a cross visible above

Inscriptions:  Obverse: [...]ONS CON (Leo, Constantine). Reverse: [X] X X / N N N (30 years). Off. B.

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 AE39b
BN none

Notes:  Overstruck (A and NNN on obv. and long cross and head on rev.)

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