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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4535
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:  Twenty nummi
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  717-741
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  2.52
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2391
BIRBI-B4535.jpg

Description:  Obverse: bust of Leo facing wearing chlamys and cross crown, holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: denomination mark with Constantine, wearing chlamys and holding globus cruciger in r. hand, on a plain bar with pellets above, cross in field r.

Inscriptions:  Obverse illegible. Reverse: [...]N CO[...]NtIN[...] (Lord Constantine).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 AE33.4
BN none

4 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Constantine V
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718
775-09-14
Leo III
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685
741-06-18
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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