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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4538
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):  2.00
Weight (g):  1.59
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2823
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Description:  Obverse: bearded standing figure of Leo in uncertain dress, cross in r. hand, akakia in l. Reverse: beardless standing figure of Constantine in uncertain dress, cross in r. hand, akakia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse illegible. Reverse: K[...]N[...]EC[...] (Constantine).

Bibliography:  Cf. DOC III.1 AE55

Notes:  Variant with emperor holding cross unique to Barber

4 Related People

Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


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