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ID number:  BIRBI-B4549
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Constantine V; Constantinople
Denomination:  Solidus
Place made:  Istanbul
Culture:  Byzantine
Date made:  741-751
Metal:  Gold
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  4.45
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Whitting 0349. Bt A. H. Baldwin Oct 1949.
BIRBI-B4549.jpg

Description:  Obverse: bearded bust of Constantine V facing wearing chlamys and cross crown, cross potent in right hand, akakia in left. Reverse: bearded bust of Leo III facing wearing cross crown and chlamys, cross potent in right hand, akakia in left

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CN CONSτANτINЧS (Lord Constantine). Reverse: C LEON P A MЧL (Cæsar Leo, for many years).

Bibliography:  DOC III.1 pl VIII AV1d.1
BN II pl. LXVII AV/01

3 Related People

Constantinople
Roman;Byzantine


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
Constantine V
Byzantine
718
775-09-14
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