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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-B4543
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:  Forty nummi
Place made:  Syracuse
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  717-741
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  2.60
Weight (g):  3.54
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 2863
BIRBI-B4543.jpg

Description:  Obverse: bust of Leo facing holding globus cruciger in r. hand. Reverse: denomination mark, perhaps with bust of Constantine on plain bar with up-turned ends, globus cruciger in r. hand, above

Inscriptions:  Obverse, reverse and mint-mark illegible

Notes:  Overstruck, lettering blundered, further identification impossible

4 Related People

Constantine V
Byzantine
718
775-09-14
Syracuse
Greek; Roman; Byzantine


Leo III
Syrian
685
741-06-18
Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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