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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4542
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Leo III; Constantine V; Rome?; Syracuse?; Constantinople?
Denomination:  Tremissis
Place made:  Rome; Syracuse; Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  717-741
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.50
Weight (g):  1.91
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2163; bt. Spink 1942 for £1 0s 0d
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Description:  Obverse: bearded bust of Leo facing wearing chlamys and cross crown, globus cruciger in r. hand, akakia in l. Reverse: beardless bust of Constantine facing wearing chlamys and cross crown, elongated globus cruciger in r. hand by stem of cross, akakia in l.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: N LEON P A MU[...] (Lord Leo, eternal emperor for many years). Reverse: CN C O...SτAN (Lord Constantine).

Bibliography:  Cf. DOC III.1 AV12-13 or DOC III.1 AV46

Notes:  Inscription breaks unique to Barber

6 Related People

Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


Constantine V
Byzantine
718
775-09-14
Haines_Geoffrey-T.jpg
Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Rome
Roman;Byzantine;Italian


Leo III
Syrian
685
741-06-18
Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


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