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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4537
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:  Follis
Place made:  Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  717-741
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.55
Weight (g):  1.37
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2388
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Description:  Obverse: ¾-standing figure of Leo wearing chlamys. Reverse: ¾-standing figure of Constantine wearing chlamys and holding akakia in r. hand

Inscriptions:  Obverse: ΔECΠ (ruler). Reverse: NEOV (Renewal).

Bibliography:  Cf. DOC III.1 AE55

Notes:  Inscription blundered

4 Related People

Constantine V
Byzantine
718
775-09-14
Leo III
Syrian
685
741-06-18
Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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